cemeteries http://wvxu.org en A fascinating book about what can be learned visiting cemeteries on Memorial Day http://wvxu.org/post/fascinating-book-about-what-can-be-learned-visiting-cemeteries-memorial-day <p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://www.americanafterlifebook.com/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Kate Sweeney</a></strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, a producer for </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">NPR</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, has just released her fascinating book, </span><a href="http://www.amazon.com/American-Afterlife-Encounters-Customs-Mourning/dp/0820346004/ref=sr_1_1?tag=wvxuorg-20&amp;s=books&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1400077888&amp;sr=1-1&amp;keywords=american+afterlife" style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>American Afterlife: Encounters in the Customs of Mourning</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, and she’s on the phone with Lee Hay to share what she learned about visiting cemeteries on Memorial Day, green cemeteries, roadside memorials and more.</span></p><p> Fri, 23 May 2014 05:00:15 +0000 Lee Hay 27006 at http://wvxu.org A fascinating book about what can be learned visiting cemeteries on Memorial Day Where is the oldest Jewish cemetery west of the Allegheny Mountains? http://wvxu.org/post/where-oldest-jewish-cemetery-west-allegheny-mountains <p></p><p>Just a few blocks behind Music Hall, tucked in a tiny alcove behind a large, leafy tree in the West End lays an unassuming collection of worn gray headstones. Enclosed by ivy-covered brick walls and a chain-link fence, the <a href="http://www.jcemcin.org/cemeteries/chestnut-street-cemetery-1821-1849/" target="_blank">Chestnut Street Cemetery</a> sits almost hidden from the world. But this small plot of land is actually quite historic.<br>&nbsp;</p> Mon, 26 Aug 2013 08:00:00 +0000 Tana Weingartner 16379 at http://wvxu.org Where is the oldest Jewish cemetery west of the Allegheny Mountains? Fascinating Hamilton County Cemeteries http://wvxu.org/post/fascinating-hamilton-county-cemeteries <p><strong>Mary Remler</strong> is an expert on the various cemeteries in Hamilton County, and she joins Lee Hay to talk about some of the fascinating stories regarding <strong>Dunham Cemetery (aka Price Hill Potter's Field)</strong>, <strong>Spring Grove</strong> and even <strong>Washington Park.</strong></p><p> Fri, 01 Feb 2013 05:32:05 +0000 Lee Hay 8634 at http://wvxu.org Fascinating Hamilton County Cemeteries Preserving Cemeteries in Columbia Tusculum http://wvxu.org/post/preserving-cemeteries-columbia-tusculum <p><span class="text">The <b>Cincinnati Preservation Society</b> is working diligently to preserve cemeteries in Columbia Tusculum. Executive Director <b>Paul Mueller</b> joins Barbara Gray to discuss the historic relevance of these cemeteries and the extensive efforts and partnerships that are collaborating on this project.</span></p> Wed, 08 Aug 2012 19:03:40 +0000 Barbara Gray 2149 at http://wvxu.org