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OSTRICH FEATHER FUNERALS OF THE VICTORIAN ERA — BillionGraves Blog September 13, 2021 Tombstone Tuesday September 21, 2021

Here’s a new BillionGraves topic posted last week – OSTRICH FEATHER FUNERALS OF THE VICTORIAN ERA: https://blog.billiongraves.com/ostrich-feather-funerals-of-the-victorian-era/ that I thought was a good Tombstones Tuesday post. Much longer article. I included the topics. Cathy Wallace, Sept 13,, 2021 Ostrich feather funerals … Continue reading

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AUTUMN CEMETERY COLOR TOURS — BillionGraves Blog August 30, 2021 Tombstone Tuesday August 31, 2021

Here’s a new BillionGraves topic posted yesterday – AUTUMN CEMETERY COLOR TOURS: https://blog.billiongraves.com/autumn-cemetery-color-tours/ that I thought was a good Tombstones Tuesday post. Much longer article. I included the topics and not all states participate. Cathy Wallace, August 30, 2021 Alright, leaf-peepers, … Continue reading

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GRAVE ROBBERS IN THE VICTORIAN ERA — BillionGraves Blog August 16, 2021 Tombstone Tuesday August 17, 2021

Here’s a new BillionGraves topic posted yesterday – GRAVE ROBBERS IN THE VICTORIAN ERA: https://blog.billiongraves.com/grave-robbers-in-the-victorian-era/ that I thought was a good Tombstones Tuesday post. Much longer article. I included the topics. Cathy Wallace, August 16, 2021 Grave robbers were a common … Continue reading

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VICTORIAN MOURNING CLOTHES — BillionGraves Blog July 26, 2021 Tombstone Tuesday August 3, 2021

Here’s a new BillionGraves topic posted yesterday – VICTORIAN MOURNING CLOTHES: https://blog.billiongraves.com/victorian-mourning-clothes/ that I thought was a good Tombstones Tuesday post. Much longer article. I included the topics. Cathy Wallace, July 26, 2021 Victorian mourning clothes may have been hanging in … Continue reading

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FUNERAL CLUBS IN THE 19TH CENTURY — BillionGraves Blog July 19, 2021 Tombstone Tuesday July 20, 2021

Here’s a new BillionGraves topic posted yesterday – FUNERAL CLUBS IN THE 19TH CENTURY: https://blog.billiongraves.com/funeral-clubs-in-the-19th-century/ that I thought was a good Tombstones Tuesday post. Much longer article. Cathy Wallace, July 19, 2021 The mortality rate was high for the Victorians, particularly … Continue reading

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10 VICTORIAN CEMETERY TRADITIONS — BillionGraves Blog June 21, 2021 Tombstone Tuesday July 6, 2021

As a follow-up to an earlier Tombstone Tuesdays post – 10 VICTORIAN CEMETERY TRADITIONS — BillionGraves Blog June 21, 2021 Tombstone Tuesday June 22, 2021. I noticed this BillionGraves post yesterday – https://blog.billiongraves.com/preparing-the-victorian-home-for-a-funeral/. I included the topics below. Cathy Wallace, July … Continue reading

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10 VICTORIAN CEMETERY TRADITIONS — BillionGraves Blog June 21, 2021 Tombstone Tuesday June 22, 2021

I saw this recently on BillionGraves – UNDERTAKER ADVERTISEMENTS FROM T10 VICTORIAN CEMETERY TRADITIONS: https://blog.billiongraves.com/victorian-cemetery-traditions/. I included the topics below. Cathy Wallace, June 21, 2021 Victorian cemetery traditions were very intimate. Funerals were often held in the home and mourning periods … Continue reading

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UNDERTAKER ADVERTISEMENTS FROM THE 1800S — BillionGraves Blog June 11, 2021 Tombstone Tuesday June 15, 2021

I saw this recently on BillionGraves – UNDERTAKER ADVERTISEMENTS FROM THE 1800S: https://blog.billiongraves.com/undertaker-advertisements-from-the-1800s/. I included the topics below. Cathy Wallace, June 11, 2021 Undertaker advertisements of the 1800s hold fascinating information about the days in which our ancestors lived. –snip– Undertaker, … Continue reading

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Natal Alecrim, CGWC Brazil – Tombstone Tuesdays June 1, 2021

Here’s one of the Commonwealth Graves Commission (CWGC) in Brazil – https://www.cwgc.org/visit-us/find-cemeteries-memorials/cemetery-details/2024338/NATAL%20(ALECRIM)%20CEMETERY/  BillionGraves: https://billiongraves.com/cemetery/Cemit%C3%A9rio-Alecrim/167559 CWGC: https://www.cwgc.org/visit-us/find-cemeteries-memorials/cemetery-details/2024338/NATAL%20(ALECRIM)%20CEMETERY/ Facebook: possibly https://www.facebook.com/CentralDoBoloRN/ Find-A-Grave: https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery/2519186/natal-(alecrim)-cemetery (No Famous memorials) Flickr: Some listings located https://www.flickr.com/photos/artetumular/3418408526/ Google Maps: Google Maps, Natal Alecrim Cemetery Historical Marker Database: No listing located https://www.hmdb.org/ Inspirock: … Continue reading

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Today Visiting a Cemetery Mausoleum – May 31, 2021

Today I am visiting a cemetery mausoleum. It’s only open a couple of times a year – Christmas Day and Memorial Day week-end. It’s located in Highland Cemetery – https://billiongraves.com/cemetery/Highland-Cemetery/37991 (BillionGraves) and https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery/92689/highland-cemetery (Find-A-Grave). Here’s the City of Wichita link … Continue reading

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