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New England Cemeteries: A Collector's Guide

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New England Cemeteries is the first and only guide for the searcher-out of the cultural treasures to be found in old graveyards scattered throughout the region.

Among many hundreds, there are some 260 well worth a visit. New England Cemeteries will route you to them, and describes the special attractions to look for: graves of illustrious persons and local "characters," unc
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Hardcover, 1st, 251 pages
Published August 1st 1975 by Stephen Greene Press (first published 1975)
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Loren
The book jacket describes this as the "first and only" guide to the cemeteries of New England. I'm curious to know if that's true. I know there were guides to Mt. Auburn and the other garden cemeteries published in the 19th century (unfortunately, I don't have any of them in my collection), but I don't know if there was an overall guide to the region -- or if this is just a publisher's hype.

Either way, this is a really fun book. If you're making a road trip, as I've been lucky enough to do, thro
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