Cemeteries & Tombstone Links

How often do we see a post on an e-mail list talking about cleaning tombstones? I've seen a lot and I bet you have also. I've created a list of links that you can use to answer your questions about tombstones & cemeteries. If you find any new ones please let me know.

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NATIONAL OBITUARY SITE: Current obituaries collected from funeral homes and other sources. Some old ones. http://www.arrangeonline.com/

CEMETERIES OF THE US: A great site that has lots of information about cemeteries plus links to sites on the net where abstracted cemetery records can be found. http://www.interment.net

FUNERAL SERVICE LINKS PAGE: All kinds of info about Funerals & Cemeteries http://www.funeral.com/

CEMETERY LINK PAGE: A list of links to a lot of cemetery info. http://homepages.rootsweb.com/~maggieoh/Links/cem.html

CEMETERY PHOTOS & EPITAPHS: Here's a site that is collecting volunteers to go out and take photos of headstones for people. They only ask that you return the favor in your neck of the woods. http://www.headstonehunter.com/

GRANDMA CHOOCHOO'S GENEALOGY PAGE - Graveyard How To's: A nice chatty lesson on gravestones and cemeteries. http://www.angelfire.com/ut/gmachoocho/cemetery411.html

FUNNY EPITAPHS: A cute site, brighten your day by seeing what was written on some of the old tombstones. http://www.alsirat.com/epitaphs/index.html

CEMETERY JUNCTION: Funeral Home information, Cemetery Info, etc. http://www.daddezio.com/cemetery/index.html

USIGS'S ARTICLE ON THE Dos & DON'Ts OF TOMBSTONES. http://www.usigs.org/signal/98-10-1.htm#stones

GOOD ARTICLE ON HOW TO CLEAN TOMBSTONES: http://www.tartans.com/articles/musings4.html

 CEMETERIES: Recording and Restoration: http://www.potifos.com/cemeteries.html And this is excellent http://www.state.sc.us/scdah/cemmaintenance.htm

CEMETERIES - TOMBSTONE RUBBINGS: Lots of good information on Cemeteries including the Dos & Don'ts of Tombstone Rubbings http://genealogy.about.com/cs/cemeterytips/

CEMETERY SYMBOLISM A Wary Glossary of Symbols on Tombstones. Found at the City of Silence web page. Take a look at all of the information on cemeteries and tombstones. A bit unusual to say the least. http://www.best.com/~gazissax/city.html

CEMETERY PROJECT: Rootsweb is working on compiling tombstone inscriptions. See what you can find and don't forget to offer your services or information. http://www.rootsweb.com/~cemetery/

ASSOCIATION OF GRAVESTONE STUDIES: A group that has banded together to promote the study of and the preservation of gravestones http://www.gravestonestudies.org/

 FUNERAL DEPOT: Claims to have 3,800+ cemeteries on line. Good search engine. http://www.funeraldepot.com/cemeterysearch.htm

 

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