Neatorama Posts Tagged "grave"
28 Headstones That Defied Expectations...

The traditional headstone is a bit less wide than...  ...traditional headstone is a bit less wide than the grave , inscribed with the deceased’s name and dat...  ...e even draw tourists. A list at Atlas Obscura has gravestones that tell us a lot about the deceased, or very li...  ...e just plain bizarre, l...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/10/15/28-Headstones-That-Defied-Expectations/
Why Are Flowers Placed on Graves?

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedi...  ...rmingham)The tradition of flowers being placed on graves is over 2,000 years old. This custom can be trace...  ...to the ancient Greeks. They performed rites over graves that were called "zoai.”Flowers were placed...  ...re called "zoai.”Flowe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/30/Why-Are-Flowers-Placed-on-Graves/
How King Arthur’s Grave Came to Be

Glastonbury Abbey is the traditional burial site o...  ...runk, buried deep underground; they relocated the grave onto the grounds of the Abbey's new church.As wit...  ...till go to Glastonbury to see King Arthur’s grave . Recent studies of Glastonbury excavations give m...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/27/How-King-Arthurs-Grave-Came-to-Be/
Workers Discover 19th-Century Burial Grounds Under Greenwich Village, NYC...

City workers digging to improve water mains beneath Greenwich Village in Manhattan recently made a historical find when they uncovered two burial sites that date back to the 19th century. The first discovery, a vault con...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/06/Workers-Discover-19th-Century-Burial-Vaults-Under-Greenwich-Village-NYC/
10 Graveside Traditions at Famous Tombs

We’ve brought you reports for years on the P...  ...terious person who visits Edgar Allan Poe’s grave on his birthday with roses a toast of cognac. Or...  ...his last visit. Poe’s is far from the only gravesite in which people carry on strange traditions. Take...  ...rry on strange traditions....

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/10/10-Graveside-Traditions-at-Famous-Tombs/
8 Unusual Graves, Including an Airport Runway

(Image: Google Maps)This is a satellite image of a...  ...etery. The family did so, but refused to move the graves of the founders of their clan.So the Army paved o...  ...founders of their clan.So the Army paved over the graves and moved the gravestones to the top of the pavem...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/28/8-Unusual-Graves-Including-an-Airport-Runway/
What Happens If a Cemetery Goes Under?...

Cemeteries are supposed to be peaceful and even sa...  ...ways of dealing with this problem, from emptying graves to stacking more coffins on top. But what if the...  ...ow it, hire someone with the machinery to dig the grave in the plot they already paid for. Care of loved...  ...they already paid for. Care of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/04/15/What-Happens-If-a-Cemetery-Goes-Under/
Graveyard Snowmen

(Photo: unknown)Did you think that you were safe f...  ...now that snowzombies are ready to rise from their graves .-via Lifestylemagick

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/17/Graveyard-Snowmen/
Who is Nick Beef?...

Almost 50 years ago, President John F. Kennedy was...  ...ery employees do not give out the location of the grave to people who inquire. But many know where it is,...  ...inquire. But many know where it is, and even the grave gives fodder to conspiracy theorists.For the last...  ...ker suddenly appeared beside t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/11/Who-is-Nick-Beef/
Giant Clothespin Gravestone

The clothespin gravestone marked the grave of W. Jack Crowell, who owned the Natio...  ...t. View 9 more of the world's most unusual graves over at Oddee: Link

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/16/Giant-Clothespin-Gravestone/




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