Sunday, March 19, 2017

Urls and Information on Early Maps:Cemeteries, Mt. Vernon and Others




Since we are playing with cemeteries I thought you would like this information.


George Washington's Own 1793 Map of Mount Vernon | Atlas Obscura

A great article on George Washington the map maker pre president. Awesome maps and information for early research.

Here is a quote of his posted herein.

As a general, Washington well understood the dire need for accurate cartography. He once wrote:
“The want of accurate Maps of the Country which has hitherto been the Scene of War, has been a great disadvantage to me. I have in vain endeavored to procure them and have been obliged to make shift, with such sketches as I could trace from my own Observations.”

 Letting my fingers do the walking here is more url's for old Cemetery Maps of USA.

1.  https://weather.com/travel/news/cemeteries-historic-america-20121009#/1

15 Must-See Historic Cemeteries Across the U.S. | The Weather Channel

https://weather.com/travel/news/cemeteries-historic-america-20121009

Feb 26, 2013 - Lights strung along the edge of the path guide visitors for a twilight tour at Atlanta's Oakland Cemetery, where six Georgia governors and Gone ...

2.

Find A Grave: Old City Cemetery

https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=5742

Texas USA. Search Old City Cemetery: ... Brownsville City Cemetery - Although this cemetery was not formally deeded to the City of Brownsville until 1868, dates ...

3.  

Names In Stone - Cemetery Records

www.namesinstone.com/

Cemeteries contribute their paper records, maps, and documents. Research Assistance ... Utah, United States : Graves: 4,954 3/17/2017 9:23:36 AM; American ...

4.  

Online Cemetery Records and Burial Indexes (USA)

https://www.deathindexes.com/cemeteries.html

Directory of online cemetery indexes from DeathIndexes.com. ... Names in Stone - Cemetery Maps and Records mostly from the West, Southwest, Midwest and ..

5.

Old City Cemetery Committee, Inc. - Maps

oldcitycemetery.com/maps.htm

Old City Cemetery Committee, Inc. - Historic City Cemetery Maps ... Senator in 1862, California's eleventh governor in 1872, and United States Senator in 1873.

6. 
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Calvary_Cemetery_(Queens,_New_York)

Calvary Cemetery is a Roman Catholic cemetery in Maspeth and Woodside, Queens, in New York City, New York, United States. With about 3 million burials, it has the largest number of interments of any cemetery in the United States; it is also one of the oldest cemeteries in the United States.

List of United States cemeteries.


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_national_cemetery

"United States national cemetery" is a designation for 147 nationally important cemeteries in the United States. A national cemetery is generally a military ...

9.  http://www.businessinsider.com/there-are-one-million-buried-in-mass-graves-on-a-forbidden-new-york-island-2014-4

The Hart Island Project has so far managed to list more than 60,000 burials in the database.

A bill has been introduced to the city council seeking to transfer the island to the parks administration, but has not been taken up yet.
I am ending with this one because it just breaks my heart.. Hart Island, New York.

This should keep you busy there are ten urls here that cover oodles of cemeteries.



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