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    Butler Cemetery Essay

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    Butler Cemetery Little is known of Butler Cemetery except its location on Country Drive in Bourg on the left descending bank of Bayou Terrebonne. It is believed to hold about 10 old graves in a heavily wooded area. Dugas Cemetery Dugas Cemetery, on the former grounds of St. John the Baptist Chapel in lower Montegut, was once property owned by the widow of Jean Baptiste Dugas, Reynalda Naquin, and her son Eusebee. They donated the property in 1859 to the Roman Catholic Church for the establishment of church and graveyard. Pere Dénécé had a chapel constructed on the grounds in 1866. The earliest burials, between 1860 and 1863, are of the step and platform type tombs. A number of in-ground burials have become lost in time, and early cast iron…

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    Upon visiting Grove Cemetery, the first cemetery I have actually taken the time to stop and wander through, I was struck by how the arrangements of the dead make an intense effort to resemble those of the living. The cemetery incorporates the pavement of a central road that diverts off into separate streets, each with their own typical middle-American name. Walking down one of these ‘neighborhoods’ you notice the fenced gates of family burial plots, with an obelisk containing all the names and…

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    The Rural Cemetery Movement With rapidly growing urban populations in the mid-1800’s, it was important to develop healthy, green, spaces for city dwellers. The Rural Cemetery Movement encouraged American cities to use cemetery space as multi-functional space for leisure, recreation, environmental preservation, and for healthy burial practices (Lundgren). "In a country sorely lacking in public green spaces, these cemeteries provided these graceful, elegant places…They were all around…

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    I was awestruck when I first passed through the gates. It may have been a mix of the emotions and sadness from the reason I first visited, but I was genuinely amazed. Allegheny Cemetery had me gasping at the intricate, unique beauty of each stone and massive size of the land. I don’t mean to be morbid, but Allegheny Cemetery is my place of choice for this essay. The cemetery was incorporated in 1844 and is the sixth oldest rural cemetery in America. It encompasses 300 acres of luscious Allegheny…

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    Stories from the Grave Cemeteries bring to life memories of the dead. Visiting the Syracuse cemetery was eye-opening for me. The only times I have walked in cemeteries, have been for the burials of both my cousin and grandfather, and when I visited the American cemetery in Normandy, France. For some inexplicable reason, I have always been wary of graveyards, memorials, and cemeteries. This project thrust me into a world that I have never cared to observe. I didn’t learn as much about death on my…

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    National Cemetery is a lot of different memorials into one location. Inside the Cemetery there is the Tomb of the Unknown Soldiers, Amphitheater, Arlington House, John F Kennedy gravesight. Section 60 (Afghanistan Graves) and the Challenger and Columbia memorial. The Cemetery consists of about 400,000 are buried in the Cemetery alone. Within the 400,000 graves about 5,000 are unmarked do to unknown soldiers. About 14,000 are veterans that buried at the cemetery. In the Amphitheater all 44…

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    D.C. Round 3 Captions B. Arlington National Cemetery, located in Arlington Virginia, has over 400,000 graves located at its site. If you are a soldier that dies on active duty, are a retired member of the armed forces, or a certain veteran or family member, you are eligible to be buried at Arlington national Cemetery. The site of the cemetery was where Robert E. Lee’s home was located until he was removed from it so that the land could become a cemetery. John F. Kennedy, William Howard Taft,…

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    Arlington National Cemetery, is located across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C. extending over 1,100 acres of beautiful manicured grounds in Arlington, Virginia. It is the eternal resting place for over 275,000 United States armed forces. Members which served, fought and protected our country and our rights so that we could have our freedom that we so kindly have. Other graves sites are given for family members who were closely related to an armed forces member. My soul purpose for…

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    The Arlington National Cemetery- There are many people in the world that lost their lives during all different kinds of wars to keep the United States safe. Most of the people are buried at the famous Arlington National Cemetery. This cemetery is very peaceful and quiet and it is considered home to many people who visit. The heroes who are buried in the cemetery fought for the United States and made it a free country. Arlington National Cemetery is located in Arlington, Virginia, containing…

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    Anglo Saxon Burial

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    chamber burial (O’Brien, 2008). They analyzed various burial grounds to compare the ritualistic aspects in Barleston Staffordshire, Oxton Nottinghamshire. Benty Grange Derbyshire, Lowbury Hill, Aston Upthorpe, and Oxfordshire (O’Brien, 2008). The article inspects the status of the remains based on the artifacts found such as the armory in the burials with the Anglo Saxon Christian beliefs (O’Brien, 2008). This article can help elevate the argument in analysis of the structure of the burials. It…

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