Taphophile Episodes

Jan. 7, 2021

Episode 14 - The Old Burying Ground and the Wreck of the Brig Hattie …

In this episode Jennie and Dianne pay a visit to the Old Burying Ground, also called the First Congregational Church Cemetery, in…

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Dec. 31, 2020

Episode 13 - Happy New Year and the Spoon River Anthology

Join Jennie and Dianne as they read select and rather juicy poems from The Spoon River Anthology by Edgar Lee Masters. These poem…

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Dec. 24, 2020

Episode 12 - Tilly's Christmas & Louisa May Alcott's grave in Sleepy …

Merry Christmas! In this episode Jennie and Dianne make a brief stop at the graveside of Louisa May Alcott and then retell one of…

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Dec. 17, 2020

Episode 11 - Arctic Explorers of Arlington National Cemetery, Arlingt…

Jennie and Dianne travel back in time to explore the Arctic and the North Pole with three explorers who are buried in Arlington N…

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Dec. 10, 2020

Episode 10 - Hanukkah and the American Revolution - Chatham Square Je…

Dianne and Jennie learn the story of Hanukkah and how it parallels to the American Revolution through the war heroes buried in Ch…

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Dec. 3, 2020

Episode 9 - An American Christmas Carol Immanuel Cemetery, Bellows Fa…

It's December and that means for many people a month long celebration of winter festivities as we approach the end of another yea…

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Nov. 26, 2020

Episode 8 - Evergreen Cemetery in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Jennie and Dianne discuss the founding of the oldest cemetery in Colorado Springs, Colorado.  Evergreen Cemetery as well as Color…

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Nov. 19, 2020

Episode 7 - Oak Grove Cemetery's Acadian People's: Saint Marys, Georg…

Jennie and Dianne begin this episode in Oak Grove Cemetery in Saint Marys, Georgia, but to tell the story of the Tomb of Acadians…

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Nov. 12, 2020

Episode 6 - "They rode for Parker" - Oak Cemetery, Fort Smith, Arkans…

Jennie and Diane speak with Ryan M. Seidemann, lawyer, archeologist, anthropologist, professor, and  cemeterian as he tells the t…

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Nov. 5, 2020

Episode 5 - Burial Customs and Cemetery Traditions

Did you know that to be buried facing West is symbolic for facing freedom? When is it appropriate to cry for a deceased loved one…

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Oct. 29, 2020

Episode 4 - Coast to Coast Haunted Cemeteries

Join Dianne and Jennie as they "road trip" from the West coast to the East coast of the United States seeking out ordinary, extra…

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Oct. 22, 2020

Episode 3 - Bald Mountain Cemetery & the Poetry of P.E. Redmond

Jennie and Dianne return to Central City, CO to explore the hidden mountain gem that is Bald Mountain Cemetery. They also find ou…

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Oct. 15, 2020

Episode 2 - The Champions and Central City, Colorado

Join Dianne and Jennie as they tell the story of Hugh and Levinia Champion, a couple who married, had children, and died in Centr…

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Oct. 8, 2020

Episode 1 - Welcome to the Ordinary, Extraordinary Cemetery!

Meet taphophiles (cemetery lovers) Jennie and Dianne as they discuss their love for cemeteries, talk cemetery history, and even s…

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