Monthly Archives: November 2011

Restland Memorial Park Vigil

Restland Memorial Park, located at 77 DeForest Ave in East Hanover, is holding a special vigil in memory of those who passed away this year.  This “Day of Remembrance” will be held on Saturday, December 3, 2011 at 3:00 p.m. … Continue reading

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Greenwood Candle Lighting Vigil

Greenwood Cemetery (located at 1800 Hamilton Ave in Trenton) is holding its annual Seasonal Candle Lighting Vigil Service this Saturday, December 3, 2011 from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm in Greenwood’s Memorial Chapel Mausoleum. Pastor Keith Marshall of the Macedonia … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Day Myths

The History Channel website has an interesting article about Thanksgiving Day Myths. The site brings to light some of the misconceptions that we commonly have about Thanksgiving: The pilgrims didn’t wear black and white with buckled embellishments. Thanksgiving was based … Continue reading

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Gettysburg National Military Park

On November 19, 1863, Abraham Lincoln delivered one of the most memorable speeches in American history to dedicate the Gettysburg Military Cemetery.  The Gettysburg Address invoked the principals of human equality that are defined in the Declaration of Independence and … Continue reading

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Commonwealth War Graves Commission

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) works to record and maintain the graves of military service members who died in the two World Wars.  The non-profit organization was founded by Sir Fabian Ware, and it is comprised of six independent … Continue reading

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Montparnasse Cemetery in France

The Montparnasse Cemetery is located on the left bank of the Seine River in Paris. The Cemetery was designated as a historic monument in 1931. It is one of the largest green spaces in the capital of France, and it … Continue reading

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