Click on the photo for an interesting article on the beginnings of modern cemeteries.
I know I’m a terrible blogger, but nearly two years since my last post! Sigh.
To catch you up: I’m now the president of the cemetery board on which I sit, I still discuss the future of the funeral industry with my students every semester, and I was able to visit a couple of old New England cemeteries while we were on vacation this summer. Here’s a couple of photos:
Ever wonder what’s flapping about the local cemetery at night? Wildlife biologists have been studying the animals that use cemeteries for shelter and food, and some of that wildlife is nocturnal. As in bats. Interesting story from NPR that features Bellefontaine Cemetery here in St. Louis.