Columbia Cemetery, Boulder, CO

Also prominent in Colorado cemeteries thus far are Freemason/Eastern Star, Grange, and Oddfellows stones. There’s a Freemason hall and Oddfellows hall on Main Street in Longmont; welcome to agrarian Americana. Are we ‘goodnow?’ The part of town in which Columbia Cemetery was situated is now surrounded by houses full of Colorado University students. We saw…

Green Mountain Cemetery, Boulder, Colorado

After unsuccessfully attempting to visit Valmont Cemetery (the road was washed out), we continued on to Boulder and traveled to this cemetery high above the smug clouds.   Green Mountain Cemetery–founded 1904–contained graves for people of diverse races and backgrounds, including Arabic, Jewish, and Asian people. There were a few family vaults, too. Clicky for pictures.

Ryssby Church Cemetery, Longmont, Colorado

All right! First cemetery spelunking of 2015 was unplanned. Your intrepid cemetery spelunker and hir partner TC were on the way to Boulder to check out other cemeteries, dodging cyclists riding in the road, and we spotted this old church.   Most occupants of this cemetery were Swedish. Since it was Sunday, it was rather busy:…