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Stones and Bones of New England: A Guide to Unusual, Historic, and Otherwise Notable Cemeteries

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A spirited guide to burial grounds worth visiting in all six New England states.
Paperback, 240 pages
Published September 1st 2004 by Globe Pequot
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Linda
Oct 31, 2014 Linda rated it liked it
Shelves: non-fic, america, religion
The subtitle of this book is “A Guide to Unusual, Historic, and Otherwise Notable Cemeteries”, but I’ve found it to be a series of one to two page vignettes about 95 cemeteries in the six New England states. The author has selected what she found to be the most interesting tombstone in each graveyard, adding one or two more if she found them remarkable. A photo accompanies each of the locations.

The back cover describes Stones and Bones as a guide that provides all the tools that you need to expl
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Jennifer Fitzpatrick
Sep 19, 2015 Jennifer Fitzpatrick rated it really liked it
Excellent descriptions of unique New England cemeteries by state. I enjoyed the unusual references. This is a quick read that will stimulate some cemetery visits....Perhaps even a rubbing or two. I particularly liked the appendices of symbols and abbreviations. Great reference tool.
Mandy Huot
Dec 07, 2013 Mandy Huot rated it really liked it
Another great book! I plan to write a full review for my youtube show. I loved the pictures and the interesting stories that some of the cemeteries have. I can only imagine how long it took her to travel to all these cemeteries.
Sean Andrew Mcgann
Oct 11, 2012 Sean Andrew Mcgann rated it really liked it
a colorful read about the cemeteries and colorful people buried in them, after reading i drove out to some of the cemeteries in it and took pictures of some colorful tombstones !
Rowan MacBean
Dec 27, 2015 Rowan MacBean rated it liked it
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3.5 STARS

Lots of interesting information! And it doesn't read like a dry, boring guide book.
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Lisa Rogak is the New York Times bestselling author of over 40 books on a wide variety of topics, from writers and their cats to sabbaticals to cemeteries in New England.
Through the years, in addition to writing books on an almost-schizophrenic range of topics, she has published newsletters and books, started a greeting card company for dogs and cats, bought and sold vintage funeral equipment, and
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