10 Aug 2022

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3 Amazing Gravestone Obelisks 

Gravestone obelisks have been one of the most popular types of cemetery memorial stones since the mid-1800s. In fact, it is difficult to find a cemetery from that time period without one. Obelisks, defined as upright four-sided pillars that gradually taper off at the top…

Education, Lifestyle

Rescuing Abandoned Cemeteries 

Warning: rescuing abandoned cemeteries can be addictive. Barry Russell, a retired engineer for Verizon and current BillionGraves volunteer, was born and raised on Long Island, New York. And although he has had a life-long love for graveyards, Russell never suspected he would spend his retirement…

Education

Three Amazing Cemeteries 

These three amazing cemeteries are not only the final resting place for almost a million people, they are fascinating places to visit. Cemeteries around the world are gaining popularity as tourist attractions and destination points. In recognition of this, many cemeteries are planning visitor events…