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Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Zen and the art of cemetery walking

Dividing my careers between genealogy and music allows me to travel and indulge in both fields.  While performing concerts in Marblehead this past weekend I was able to go to the Old Burial Hill Cemetery to be at peace.  Yes, I feel most alive and peaceful in a cemetery.  Especially, an old beautiful one that has graves that are as old and well maintained as this one.  Granted many of the stones aren't readable, especially the limestone ones from the 1800's.

One of my favorite patriots buried here is Brigadier General John Glover born in Salem, MA 1732 and died in Marblehead in 1797.





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