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Historic Cemeteries

Nothing gives better insight into a people’s history and culture than the way in which they memorialize the deceased. In recent years, efforts to find, restore, and tour historic cemeteries have grown in popularity across the United States as people seek greater connections to both family and local stories. Lawrence has a number of burial grounds that provide terrific insights into our heritage, and several are available for public viewing.

Cemetery Etiquette
  1. Obey all posted rules
  2. Obey cemetery hours
  3. Be respectful of those around you 
  4. Do not leave trash
  5. Leave everything as you found it
  6. Your mission is to PRESERVE: Don’t touch the monuments or gravestones
  7. Drive with care, remain off the grass
  8. Walk between headstones, don’t stand on top of a burial place

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