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Old 11-04-2019, 09:25 PM
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Mount Moriah in Deadwood. You can visit Wild Bill Hickock and Calamity Jane, and get great views of the hills.
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Old 11-05-2019, 11:02 PM
Location: Mid-Atlantic
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Is it OK to lie and say I live there? If I live in Skokie, can I mention one in Chicago? What if I used to live in Chicago, is it still "my city"? My mother is buried in a city where I've never lived --- no go? What are the rules?
There's no need to lie. I haven't lived in Wilkes-Barre for over 30 years. I grew up there and have been to Hollenback twice just to walk around and look at the lovely mausoleums, statues, and distinctive grave markers.* I'd feel free to mention a cemetery where a relative or friend was buried.

*Once was when my father was in Cardiac ICU at the hospital across the street. That was his view from the window in his room. I went over there to be in a quiet, green place for a while.
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Old 11-06-2019, 12:16 AM
Location: The High Desert
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The fairly rare long-eared owl occurs often in Kansas, where town cemeteries offer an ideal undisturbed habitat of a grove of old growth trees surrounded by bare fields. If there is a nesting pair, they will stay for decades and make a reconnaissance fly-over if visitors stop. The pair at Jetnore KS cemetery was well-known.
Country cemeteries, especially those pioneer cemeteries on the prairies or plains, are often the refuge for rare and endangered plants and wildflowers because they have never been plowed.
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