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.

Ryssby Church | Gothic Granola

 

Most occupants of this cemetery were Swedish. Since it was Sunday, it was rather busy: three elderly people visiting a grave, two Harley-Davidson riders, a cyclist, and us.

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The trends I noticed the most in the Colorado graveyards I visited today were: more “mountain scenes” engraved in newer stones than any other East Coast cemeteries I’d visited, and the modern young people (17-30 at time of death) usually died of accidents.

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