Sunday, September 3, 2017

US Links

  Links saved from the collection at The Open Directory Project, before it closed.

Arkansas Gravestones

The purpose of this site is to capture and archive digital images of gravestones with particular emphasis on older, deteriorated stones.

A tour of Cape Cod's old burying grounds with photos of 17th- and 18th-century gravestones, epitaphs, and information about the stone carvers and engravings.

Catholic cemeteries in and around Chicago, US. Includes one pet cemetery.

Pictures of Arkansas cemeteries.

For all those who have a love of the beautiful and historical cemeteries of Connecticut.

Old cemeteries in Georgia.

An old fashioned cemetery containing many imposing tall old headstones and towering monuments, including a few unusual shaped ones such as obelisks and rocket ships. California.

Photos taken in New England cemeteries.

Pictures of gravestones, sculptures, mausoleums, gateways, or just landscapes in cemeteries.

Photos must be from pioneer and 49er graveyards in the western United States.

Perhaps creating an aesthetic awareness of our cemeteries will lead to a greater social awareness of these largely neglected cultural treasures.

A photographic tribute to the historic cemeteries of Tennessee.

Grave sites, tombstones, historical markers in Texas.

A collection of publicly submitted photographs from Florida, USA. Searchable by name or cemetery.

Photos from cemeteries, haunted places, and historical sites. Ohio explorers.

A collection of photographs taken in Missouri (USA) cemeteries, indexed by name and by cemetery.

Looking at or recording cemeteries, either as a hobby or just for the pleasure of it. Shanna Riley, Louisiana.

Photo tours of many Chicago cemeteries, with background text and historical information.

Comprehensive list of the graveyards of Omaha, Nebraska, with numerous photos and extensive history of the city and its founders.

Slideshow of pictures taken during the restoration of Greenwood Cemetery in St. Louis by friends of Greenwood cemetery; information about Harriet Scott and her burial place in the cemetery, including a 2006 article from the Post-Dispatch.

Images of tombstones in cemeteries located in North Carolina and Virginia. Cemeteries and surnames listed alphabetically.

Centered on the cemeteries of the Northeast US. Final Thoughts, book available.

For the discovery, restoration, and maintenance of Maine cemeteries. To preserve records and historical information related to them.

Cemetery photography by A. Louise Myers-Weston. US based.

Essay examining the relationship between death and photography in nineteenth century America. Includes original postmortem and funerary photographs.

A site dedicated to all things cemetery, with lots of image galleries from all over the United States.

A collection of publicly-submitted photographs from New Jersey (USA), searchable by name or cemetery.

Virtual tour of an historic New England graveyard with photos of gravestones dating back to the 1600s.

Photo tour of the 203-year-old Old Camden Cemetery that is the oldest and most historic burial ground in Camden, Camden County, New Jersey.

The Society meets in July for an annual picnic outing and to review the improvements and beautification work completed. Located in upper South Carolina.

A photographic and narrative history of Oakwood Cemetery in Syracuse, New York, including family histories and maps of the area.

A photo collection of early Pennsylvania German gravestones including information on the people who erected them, and an examination of the gravestone symbols they used from the 1740s to the 1890s.

A photographic history of Susquehanna County, PA cemeteries and graveyards.

A pictorial study of colonial and Victorian cemeteries of Massachusetts and New Hampshire.

A changing, seasonal gallery of images from the historic Green-Wood cemetery in Brooklyn, New York.                                     

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