The Evolution of the Gravestone

Obviously, when you go to the graveyard, the first thing you look at are all the beautiful headstones, followed secondly by how well the grounds are taken care of. (or is that just me?) When you look at the cemetery, especially the newer ones, there is a drastic difference between the newer graves and the... Continue Reading →

Sunday Funday!!

Happy Sunday! It was a beautiful day here in Milwaukee and I got some beautiful photos at 2 cemeteries that I went hopping at today. In addition to family searching, I enjoy taking in the peace and beauty of the grounds. Calvary is my absolute favorite cemetery! It is so beautiful and there is so... Continue Reading →

Wood National Cemetery

Wood National Cemetery The only natural cemetery in Wisconsin. It encompasses 50.1 acres and has 37,661 residents. It is a very large beautiful military cemetery in the middle of West Allis, WI. It is located directly behind the VA hospital on 56th and National. I have lived in Wisconsin for the majority of my 33... Continue Reading →

Hocus Pocus in the Cemetery!!!

ThSo how many of you would like to partake in watching a movie in a cemetery? Well, I was lucky enough to be able to do just that! Pinelawn Cemetery in Milwaukee offered a movie night in August where they showed not one but two awesome movies on the cemetery grounds. We were able to... Continue Reading →

Welcome!

Welcome to Coffee & Graveyards! I know that this might seem like a weird title for a blog, but just roll with it. There is no specific theme or set agenda with this site. I just plan to see where this takes me, so please bare with me. I will be adding pictures as I... Continue Reading →

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