Where do we go when we die? This blog examines what communities, planners and others are doing (and not doing) for cemeteries.
Thursday, January 29, 2009
North Carolina veterans cemetery closer to becoming a reality
Officials in Snow Hill, in eastern North Carolina, say they look favorably at a plan to provide a veterans cemetery. The town has a 59-acre plot of ground the town bought in 1996 with the idea of turning it into a cemetery.
"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.