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Important Items to Know When Arranging a Funeral

The loss of a loved one is one of the most difficult situations to face in life. This can be especially trying if you are in charge of making the funeral arrangements. Our family here at CemeteryPlots.com would like to share with your family some points from experienced funeral directors that will help you in such a troubling time... read more

A History of Cemeteries

If the speculation about the evidence from Swartkrans, South Africa and Chou Kou Tien, China is true, the earliest known concentrations of hominid remains were the garbage heaps of predators: in the first case, a leopard, and, in the second, cannibals... read more

Funeral Homes Offer Variety of Services to Meet Family Preferences

Every family is different, and not everyone wants the same type of funeral. Funeral practices are influenced by religious and cultural traditions, costs and personal preferences... read more

Things to Know about Preplanning

There are many reasons to consider preplanning your funeral. The most important one is that it takes away from your survivors the pressure of making a decision under very difficult circumstances... read more

Funerals: a Consumer Guide

When a loved one dies, grieving family members and friends often are confronted with dozens of decisions about the funeral - all of which must be made quickly and often under great emotional duress... read more

A Closer Look at the Costs

Costs of Funerals rank among one of the most expensive purchases people will ever make. We take a look at the costs associated with funerals and what you need to know when arranging or preplanning a funeral... read more

Burial Customs and Cemeteries in American History

The types of cemeteries and burial places that might qualify for National Register listing are many and varied. They include:

  • town cemeteries and burial grounds whose creation and continuity reflect the broad spectrum of the community's history and culture;... read more

Cemetery

A cemetery is a place in which caskets and cremation urns are placed for memorialization.  Many cemeteries contain masoleums and memorial parks where cremation urns are placed in lieu of caskets as cremation's popularity continues to rise... read more

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