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TYPOLOGY OF CEMETERIES. Kenneth T. Jackson and Camilo Jose Vergara identify eight types in, Silent Cities: The Evolution of the American Cemetery. Carmark adds one more to the list I find that there are at least one more as well, maybe two Ten types that we will identify

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Typology of cemeteries
TYPOLOGY OF CEMETERIES

  • Kenneth T. Jackson and Camilo Jose Vergara identify eight types in, Silent Cities: The Evolution of the American Cemetery.

  • Carmark adds one more to the list

  • I find that there are at least one more as well, maybe two

  • Ten types that we will identify

  • Plus the Pioneer or Historic


Country cemetery
COUNTRY CEMETERY

  • Often on the edge of town

  • Small

  • In protected area if possible, i.e. hill top to protect from flooding; nestled in hill or trees

  • Usually not large markers and often brought in from outside or makeshift


Pioneer or historic
PIONEER OR HISTORIC

  • In the country, or protected in town

  • Small, sometimes only one family

  • On private property or older community

  • Tend to be small markers or missing





Simple sign south dakota
SIMPLE SIGN SOUTH DAKOTA





Boot hill one of many
BOOT HILLONE OF MANY




Medicine bow wy the virginian
MEDICINE BOW WY.(THE VIRGINIAN)


Garden cemetery
GARDEN CEMETERY

  • Pleasing to look and

  • Comfortable place to be

  • Garden type in nature with designed plants, bushes, paths

  • Public park function

  • Replaced burial grounds and graveyards


Le pere lachaise front gate
LE PERE LACHAISEFRONT GATE










Urban cemetery
URBAN CEMETERY

  • Found in Larger Cities

  • Public

  • May be run by the City or cemetery organization (usually)

  • City in Stones



Nottingham general cemetery
NOTTINGHAMGENERAL CEMETERY





Memorial park or lawn park cemetery
MEMORIAL PARK orLAWN – PARK CEMETERY

  • New, mostly post WWII

  • Flat stones

  • Grassy, easy to care for

  • Little writing; name, date of birth, date of death

  • Perhaps an identity tag like - Mother



Memorial park business like
MEMORIAL PARKBUSINESS LIKE


Vetererns cemetery
VETERERNS CEMETERY

  • Set aside for military veterans

  • Often includes family members

  • In some instances others might be buried there as well



National cemetery hot springs
NATIONAL CEMETERYHOT SPRINGS



Church graveyards
CHURCH GRAVEYARDS

  • Associated with established churches

  • Buried inside and out

  • Consecrated ground


An irish cemetery clonmacnoise
AN IRISH CEMETERYCLONMACNOISE



Stafford on avon church yard
STAFFORD ON AVONCHURCH YARD





Saint cuthberts burial ground
SAINT CUTHBERTSBURIAL GROUND


Family burial plots
FAMILY BURIAL PLOTS

  • Most Often On Private Land

  • May include relatives and neighbors

  • Most common in South

  • Also found in the West

  • Frequently Lost


Family burial grounds
FAMILYBURIAL GROUNDS


Young family down town salt lake city
YOUNG FAMILYDOWN TOWN SALT LAKE CITY



Potter s field
POTTER’S FIELD

  • To accommodate the poor

  • Unknown

  • Unwanted

  • Criminals

  • Suicides

  • Unwanted babies

  • Mass graves at times

  • No markers or temporary markers




Special purpose or disaster cemeteries
SPECIAL PURPOSE orDISASTER CEMETERIES

  • Often to handle overflow or

  • Health risk

  • Or emergencies

  • Such as plagues







Julesburg 3 missing
JULESBURG #3MISSING



Pet cemetery
PET CEMETERY

  • Pets can’t be buried with people in most states

  • However, people can be buried with pets in most states


Pet cemetery ogden utah
PET CEMETERYOGDEN UTAH



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