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Eklutna Cemetery near Anchorage, AK (these are graves)

Eklutna Cemetery in Eklutna Historical Park near Anchorage - Alaska, USA. There are tours of the church and village, which dates back to -kc

From NPR: In Alaskan Cemetery, Native And Orthodox Rites Mix. For the Dena'ina people (Alaska), spirit houses provide a place to shelter the spirits of the dead, and to store their prized possessions.

In Alaskan Cemetery, Native And Orthodox Rites Mix

The spirit house for Marie Rosenberg, who died in was built to resemble the girl's dormitory at the Eklutna Vocational School. I have been there -- and it's a gorgeous, filled with spirit houses of all types.

Man and wife, unable to be buried side by side in the same cemetery, so their headstones hold hands over the wall.

The Linked Headstones of Het Oude Kerkhof

atlasobscura: “ The linked headstones of two lovers who refused to let go, even in Death Until 40 years ago, Catholic and protestant establishments in the Netherlands were separate from one another as.

Potter Marsh Wildlife Viewing Boardwalk - Anchorage, AK, United States

Potter Marsh Wildlife Viewing Boardwalk - Anchorage, AK, United States

A combination of Russian Orthodox tradition and Native American practices, the graveyard outside of the St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Eklutna, Alaska, is filled with more than 100 colorful burial sites. These fantastic spirit houses, each about the size of a large dollhouse, are considered a part of the Eklutna Historical Park.    Burial Spirit Houses

Burial Spirit Houses

Spirit Houses were a unique part of Fort Vermilion. They were graves build above the ground. Bodies were laid under these mini houses so that the person's spirits could be released.

Abandoned pet cemetery has eerie, murderous past | NOLA.com

Abandoned pet cemetery has eerie, murderous past

Abandoned pet cemetery has eerie, murderous murder investigation has opened a crack in an ageless odyssey of killings, betrayal and buried treasure

11 Incredible Seasonal Waterfront Restaurants Everyone In Alaska Must Visit

11 Incredible Seasonal Waterfront Restaurants Everyone In Alaska Must Visit

Varly’s Swiftwater Seafood Cafe – Whittier

Hanging Coffin, Sagada, Mountain Province, Philippines

Hanging coffins are coffins which have been placed on cliffs. They can be found in various locations, including China and the Philippines. In China, they are known as Xuanguan which also means “hanging coffin”.

The Old Jewish Cemetery - A Powerful Experience that Commemorates the Jewish People

Old Jewish Cemetery, Josefov, Prague, Chzech Republic.Oldest headstone dating back to 1439

minarachelle:  “Realm of dead  ”

Old Jewish Cemetery (Czech Republic). ‘With gravestones and some bodies packed into a space the size of a few suburban gardens, Prague’s old Jewish Cemetery is like no other on earth.

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