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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


Mining town in wyoming

MINING TOWN IN WYOMING


The look of almy

THE LOOK OF ALMY


Simple sign

SIMPLE SIGN


Simple sign south dakota

SIMPLE SIGN SOUTH DAKOTA


Pine bluffs

PINE BLUFFS


Uintah sign

UINTAH SIGN


Western cemetery

WESTERN CEMETERY


Boot hill one of many

BOOT HILLONE OF MANY


Echo utah

ECHO UTAH


Fort bridger

FORT BRIDGER


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


Lepere lachaise

LEPERE LACHAISE


Lepere lachaise 2

LEPERE LACHAISE 2


Lepere lachaise 3

LEPERE LACHAISE 3


Lepere lachaise 4

LEPERE LACHAISE 4


Lepere lachaise 5

LEPERE LACHAISE 5


Lepere lachaise 6

LEPERE LACHAISE 6


Lepere lachaise 7

LEPERE LACHAISE 7


Gate to montparnasse paris

GATE TO MONTPARNASSEPARIS


Urban cemetery

URBAN CEMETERY

  • Found in Larger Cities

  • Public

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

  • City in Stones


Salt lake city

SALT LAKE CITY


Nottingham general cemetery

NOTTINGHAMGENERAL CEMETERY


Ogden utah

OGDEN UTAH


Old calton

OLD CALTON


Park city utah

PARK CITY UTAH


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


The flat stone look

THE FLAT STONE LOOK


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


Military cemetery

MILITARY CEMETERY


National cemetery hot springs

NATIONAL CEMETERYHOT SPRINGS


Orderly and identical hot springs

ORDERLY AND IDENTICALHOT 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

STAFFORD ON AVON


Stafford on avon church yard

STAFFORD ON AVONCHURCH YARD


Location of john locke

LOCATION OF JOHN LOCKE


Hathersage church yard

HATHERSAGE CHURCH YARD


St andrews cathedral

ST. ANDREWS CATHEDRAL


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


Brigham young family

BRIGHAM YOUNGFAMILY


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


Hot springs wy

HOT SPRINGS WY.


Deadwood s d

DEADWOOD S.D.


Special purpose or disaster cemeteries

SPECIAL PURPOSE orDISASTER CEMETERIES

  • Often to handle overflow or

  • Health risk

  • Or emergencies

  • Such as plagues


Cholera burial ground special use

CHOLERA BURIAL GROUNDSPECIAL USE


St john s graveyard ireland

ST. JOHN’S GRAVEYARDIRELAND


Eyam plague town

EYAM PLAGUE TOWN


Wyoming state prison rawlings

WYOMING STATE PRISONRAWLINGS


Rawlings wy

RAWLINGS WY.


Julesburg 3 missing

JULESBURG #3MISSING


Sidney nebraska

SIDNEY NEBRASKA


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


Pay attention to signs

PAY ATTENTION TO SIGNS


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