To the Victorians graveyards were places of comfort, where they could visit with their loved ones who had passed on. They had picnics there and visited often. This photo makes me think of what beautiful places graveyards and cemeteries can be.
Grave Undertakings: A Tour of Boston’s Burying Grounds Sunday's 11 am in October Boston by Foot is offering walking tours to three of downtown Boston’s burying grounds and examine the customs surrounding death and dying in Puritan New England, traditions in gravestone art and symbols and how the burying grounds have changed over the years. Walk amongst the dead, and learn of religious views, practices and traditions of death in Boston.