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Grave of a Famous Person
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Description:
Locations of the final resting places of famous individuals.
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Many individuals throughout history have gained wide notoriety through their deeds, efforts, or contributions to society. For those whose time among the living has passed, their final resting place serves as an ideal location to reflect upon their lives, and how the world was impacted as a result of their actions.

The purpose of this category is to identify the locations of the gravesites of such famous individuals so that others might honor their memory by visiting their final resting place.

We ask that all activities related to the posting or visiting of Waymarks in this category take place showing the utmost respect for the deceased, their families, and the surrounding area.

Always keep in mind that activities within any cemetery can be a point of great sensitivity among individuals both within and outside of our community. Do not touch, deface, or place items directly on markers or headstones. Please act appropriately and responsibly when you are in the area of these final resting places, including observing all posted hours of access.
Instructions for Posting a Grave of a Famous Person Waymark:
To qualify in this category, submitted Waymarks must meet the following criteria:

1) The individual whose gravesite location is being recorded must be widely recognized, rather than just locally known.

2) To assure that a respectful period of time has gone by since the individual has passed on, only gravesites of those who were laid to rest five or more years ago can be included.

3) A respectful photograph of the grave marker or headstone must be provided. If possible, the photograph should clearly identify the deceased by name.

4) You must have personally visited the location, obtained the coordinates using a GPSr and taken the qualifying photographs while at the location. Coordinates should be taken at the actual location of the grave, or as close as reasonably possible. If the grave is located inside a building, coordinates should for the entrance to the building).

5) Gravesites must be in publicly accessible areas. Gravesites located in closed or restricted areas will not be allowed.

6) If the descriptive text provided for the waymark includes text copied in whole or in part from another web site or sites, you MUST provide a "source" reference in the description to give credit to the source from which the text was obtained. Example: "Source: http://www.wikipedia.com/Name_of_Deceased"
Instructions for Visiting a Waymark in this Category:
To post a visit log for waymarks in this category, you must have personally visited the waymark location. When logging your visit, please provide a note describing your visit experience, along with any additional information about the waymark or the surrounding area that you think others may find interesting.

We especially encourage you to include any pictures that you took during your visit to the waymark. However, only respectful photographs are allowed. Logs which include photographs representing any form of disrespectful behavior (including those showing personal items placed on or near the grave location) will be subject to deletion.
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Image for Virginia Clinton Kelley & William J. Blythe -- Rose Hill Cemetery, Hope ARview gallery
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Grave of a Famous PersonVirginia Clinton Kelley & William J. Blythe -- Rose Hill Cemetery, Hope AR

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The graves of the parents of US President William Jefferson "Bill" Clinton, at Rose Hill Cemetery, Hope AR

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Arkansas

date approved: 11/14/2017

last visited: 8/5/2017

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Grave of a Famous PersonKarl Kollbach - Remagen, Germany

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Final Resting Place of Karl Kollbach on the Alter Friedhof located at Alte Straße in Remagen, Germany.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dreamhummie

location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

date approved: 10/31/2017

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonJohn Lockwood Kipling - St John's churchyard - Tisbury, Wiltshire

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John Lockwood Kipling, C.I.E. (6 July 1837 – 26 January 1911), was an English art teacher, illustrator, and museum curator who spent most of his career in British India. He was the father of the author Rudyard Kipling.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/22/2017

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonHoward D. Johnson - Milton Cemetery - Milton, MA

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Howard D. Johnson founded the restaurant that bares his name.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/20/2017

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonAnton Karas - Wien, Austria

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Komponist der Filmmusik für "Der dritte Mann" / Composer of the soundtrack for "The Third Man"

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PISA-caching

location: Wien, Austria

date approved: 10/12/2017

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonWalter Elias Disney - Glendale, CA

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The grave of Walt Disney in Glendale, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 10/12/2017

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonÉmile Bouchard. Montréal-Québec, Canada

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Bouchard was captain of the Canadiens for eight years!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member gemeloj

location: Quebec, Canada

date approved: 10/10/2017

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonDavid Hume - Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

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The grave of David Hume is located in the Old Calton Burial Ground in Edinburgh, Scotland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Southern Scotland, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/7/2017

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonLe tombeau de Bonchamps à Saint-Florent-le-Vieil - France

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Un véritable trésor. Considéré comme l'un des chefs-d'oeuvre de David-d'Angers, le tombeau de Bonchamps. A real treasure. Considered one of the masterpieces of David-d'Angers, the tomb of Bonchamps.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine

location: Pays de la Loire, France

date approved: 10/3/2017

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonRobert M. Jones - Jones Cemetery - Hugo, OK

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This is the burial place of Robert M. Jones, a wealthy Civil War Choctaw native.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/3/2017

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonMG John B. Gordon, CSA -- Oakland Cemetery, Atlanta GA

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The grave of Major General John B Gordon of the Confederate Army at Oakland Cemetery in Atlanta

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Georgia

date approved: 10/3/2017

last visited: 7/31/2017

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Grave of a Famous PersonBG Alfred Iverson Jr., CSA -- Oakland Cemetery, Atlanta GA

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The grave of BG Alfred Iverson Jr., CSA at Oakland Cemetery, Atlanta GA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Georgia

date approved: 10/3/2017

last visited: 7/31/2017

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Grave of a Famous PersonRt Revd Thomas Wilson D.D. - Kirk Michael, Isle of Man

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The grave of the Rt. Revd. Thomas Wilson D.D. who was Anglican Bishop of Sodor and Man for 58 years between 1697 and 1755.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Mike_bjm

location: Isle of Man

date approved: 10/2/2017

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonJoseph Albert Scibelli - Springfield, MA

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The grave of right offensive guard and co-captain of the Los Angles Rams of the National Football League Joseph Albert Scibelli is located in St. Michael's Cemetery, Springfield, MA

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/28/2017

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonRock Hudson - Cathedral City, CA

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Rest places of the ashes of Rock Hudson.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 9/28/2017

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonDinah Shore - Cathdral City, CA

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Resting place of the ashes of Dinah Shore.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 9/28/2017

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonWilliam Frederick Milton Arny - Santa Fe, New Mexico

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William Frederick Milton Arny was the Territorial Governor of New Mexico and a figure during the "Bleeding Kansas" days.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: New Mexico

date approved: 9/24/2017

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonGyörgy Sebők - Mühlebach, VS, Switzerland

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A memorial stone at the final resting place of the famous pianist György Sebok and his wife.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Wallis (VS), Switzerland

date approved: 9/23/2017

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonLawrence F. O'Brien Jr. - Agawam, MA

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The grave of former political strategist, US Postmaster General, and Commissioner of the National Basketball Association Lawrence F. O'Brien Jr. is located in St. Michael's Cemetery, Springfield, MA. N42 07.077 W72 32.212

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/14/2017

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonJoseph Morello - Springfield, MA

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The grave of musician, teacher and author Joseph Morello who is most well known as the jazz drummer with the Dave Brubeck Quartet is located in St. Michael's Cemetery, Springfield, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/12/2017

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonOliver Ellsworth - Windsor, CT

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The grave of colonial and American statesman, diplomat, and third Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court Oliver Ellsworth is located in Palisado Cemetery in Windsor, CT.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Connecticut

date approved: 9/11/2017

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonAngus McMillan, Sale, Vic, Australia

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Angus McMillan explored most of the Gippsland Region of Victoria in 1840, and is buried in the Sale Public Cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Grahame Cookie

location: Victoria, Australia

date approved: 9/9/2017

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonGeorge Washington Carver - Tuskegee, Al.

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George Washington Carver was a prominent inventor, scientist and educator known for his research with various plants including peanuts and sweet potatoes.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Alabama

date approved: 9/3/2017

last visited: 7/28/2017

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Grave of a Famous PersonAdolf Loos - Wien, Austria

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Österreichischer Architekt / Austrian architect

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PISA-caching

location: Wien, Austria

date approved: 9/1/2017

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonEmil & Kelly Mitchell -- Rose Hill Cemetery, Meridian MS

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The adjacent graves of Emil & Kelly Mitchell, "King and Queen of the Gypsies", at Rose Hill Cemetery, Meridian MS

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Mississippi

date approved: 9/1/2017

last visited: 7/27/2017

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