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Amazing Cemeteries & Gravestones

Amazing Cemeteries & Gravestones

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L. Frank Baum Gravesite Wrote the classic 'the wizard of oz'

L. Frank Baum Gravesite

Grave Marker- Fay Wray, American actress King Kong. Wray is interred at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery in Hollywood, California. Two days after her death, the lights of the Empire State Building were extinguished for 15 minutes in her memory. (For more go to: www.thefuneralsou...)

Kentucky family cemeteries, for the most part, are abandoned, according to a Kentucky Task Force report on the Preservation of Kentucky Cemeteries, 2001. This report states that out of 2,157 private family burial grounds surveyed, 95% were found to be abandoned.


Milan Italy

Grave Of A Cabin Boy The grave of Italian cabin boy Domenico Catanese at the Church of St Materiana, Tintagel, Cornwall. On 20th December 1893 the barque "Iota" was driven against the cliff at Lye Rock. The crew were able to get onto the rock and all apart from the 14 year old were saved.

Bug gravestone

Richard Burris (1949 - 1993)

Grave Marker- Tomb monument of Louis XVI (1754 - 1793) king of France 1774 to 1792. Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis - Paris

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Grave Marker- President Benjamin Harrison. Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, IN.

Gustav Klimt (1862 - 1918) Heitzinger Friedhof Cemetary, Vienna Austria

Gustav Klimt (1862 - 1918) - Find A Grave Photos

Visit John Lennon's grave (Central Park, New York. Strawberry Fields)

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    John Lennon was cremated and his ashes were given to Yoko Ono.

Pere Lachaise Cemetery, Paris

Lorenz Hart - He was the lyricist half of the Broadway songwriting team Rodgers and Hart. Some of his more famous lyrics include "Blue Moon," "Mountain Greenery," "The Lady Is a Tramp," "Manhattan," "Where or When," "Bewitched, Bothered, and Bewildered," "Falling in Love with Love," "My Funny Valentine," "I Could Write a Book", "This Can't Be Love", "With a Song in My Heart", "It Never Entered My Mind", and "Isn't It Romantic?".

Cemetery in Kentucky.

James Thomas "Cool Papa" Bell - Hall of Fame Baseball Player. Nicknamed "Cool Papa" for his composure and grace under pressure, he played and coached professional baseball for 29 years.

Jim "Catfish" Hunter - Hall of Fame Major League Baseball Player. During his 15 year career Catfish Hunter won 224 games and lost 166 games. His career began in 1965, when he came up with the Kansas City (later Oakland) Athletics, and ended in 1979 with the New York Yankees. He won 21 games 5 times, was an 8-time American League All-Star, and won the 1974 American League Cy Young Award. He died from ALS, or Lou Gehrig's Disease. Inducted into Hall of Fame in 1987.

James Monroe Gravesite Location: Hollywood Cemetery Address: 412 South Cherry Street, Richmond, Virginia

James Monroe Gravesite - Richmond, Virginia

Peter Lassen - Pioneer. He was born in the small village town of Farum, Denmark. A blacksmith by trade, he was one of the early settlers and explorers of northern California. He immigrated to the eastern United States in 1830, before arriving in the Oregon Territory in 1839. He helped establish the town of Benton City, California, working as a surveyor and serving as President of the Nataqua Territority.

Savannah, GA

Madeline Force Astor - Socialite. The wife of John Jacob Astor IV, she survived of the sinking of the "RMS Titanic" on April 14/15, 1912 which took her husband. She was 18 years old at the time.

Alfred Harvey - Publisher. He was a comic-book publisher and animation producer who founded Harvey World Comics in 1940 when he was 26. He introduced to the world the characters of "Casper the Friendly Ghost", "Wendy the Good Little Witch", "Little Dot",and "Richie Rich", all of which made Harvey the leading comic book publisher during the 1950s.

Mario B. Wallenda - Circus Performer. A member of the famous family of aerialists, 'The Flying Wallendas.' The grandson of Karl Wallenda, he learned to walk the tightrope at a young age, but his specialty was riding his motorcycle inside the "Globe of Death". In 1990 he tested positive for the HIV virus. He died of the disease on March 5, 1993, at the age of 36.

Carl Sandburg - Poet, writer, and editor who won three Pulitzer Prizes, two for his poetry and one for his biography of Abraham Lincoln. During his lifetime, Sandburg was widely regarded as "a major figure in contemporary literature," especially for volumes of his collected verse, including Chicago Poems (1916), Cornhuskers (1918), and Smoke and Steel (1920).

Well of the Dead, Culloden Battlefield