Elk Mountain Cemetery, Steamboat Springs, CO

The first cemetery we saw on this trip was not an actual cemetery. It was carnage from poachers on an isolated campground outside of Buena Vista, CO. We continued onto Leadville that night instead of camping. Two days later, we explored Elk Mountain Cemetery in Steamboat Springs: literally right off the main drag in Steamboat,…

St Mary’s Cemetery, Alexandria, VA

Happy 2012! Finally made it to this cemetery, after an unsuccessful attempt last summer. I wasn’t a fan of the church’s mass offerings (super conservative! Stripey tights were not the way to go!), but I thought their cemetery merited further investigation. Clicky for pictures. Save your Dr. Who jokes. Really. These are not the angels…

Newton Cemetery, Newton, New Jersey

As you may or may not be able to tell, I am writing this post almost four years after I went to Newton Cemetery.  I went up to the DMV in Newton while home on winter break to get my “you’re legal” 21-year-old, horizontal format, New Jersey drivers license. Figured I’d get in my Artist’s…

Pluckemin Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Pluckemin, NJ

In a series of cemeteries near Route 206 in New Jersey, here’s the first: Pluckemin. Not only notable because of the funny-sounding name, the cemetery contains the remains of settlers from ye olde New Jersey. Clicky for pictures.

Ivy Hill Cemetery, Alexandria, VA

Greetings, fellow taphophiles! Come take a walk with me through Ivy Hill Cemetery in Alexandria, Virginia! I got lost on the way there and ended up on the opposite side of the hill. It was probably one of the creepiest cemeteries I had visited since the sun was setting on a grey day and the…