Where do we go when we die? This blog examines what communities, planners and others are doing (and not doing) for cemeteries.
Wednesday, January 7, 2009
East Hampton, N.Y., community wants to improve care for cemeteries
Government officials are eager to better maintain the existing cemeteries and expand cemetery space in this 360-year-old town. The planning department last year looked into which parcels of land could be used to establish new cemeteries.
"Show me your cemeteries, and I will tell you what kind of people you have." -- Benjamin Franklin
Where do we go when we die? This blog explores the places where cemeteries and land use intersect, and examines what urban planners and thinkers, communities and others are doing (and not doing) about cemeteries.
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I am a journalist, adjunct professor of journalism and rural issues. I studied GIS, and I blog about cemeteries and land use, urban issues, and honey. All views expressed are those of the author alone.