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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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Grave of a Famous PersonJohn Labatt - Woodland Cemetery, London, Ontario

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The resting place of John Labatt, founder of Labatt Brewing Company.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Keldar5

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 4/21/2016

last visited: 4/21/2016

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Grave of a Famous PersonMilton Bradley - Springfield, MA

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The grave of American businessman, pioneering game developer, and publisher Milton Bradley is located in Springfield Cemetery, Springfield, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/8/2016

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonTombeau de Rudolf Noureev, Ste Geneviève des Bois, France

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Suivant sa volonté, Rudolf Noureev fut inhumé au Cimetière russe de Sainte-Geneviève des Bois" / "According to his last wishes, Rudolf Nureyev was buried in the Russian cemetery at Sainte-Geneviève-des-bois, near Paris."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gâtinaise

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 4/7/2016

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonWilhelm Hauff - Hoppenlaufriedhof Stuttgart, Germany, BW

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At the old graveyard 'Hoppenlaufriedhof' in Stuttgart, Germany, Baden-Württemberg is the grave of Wilhelm Hauff located. He was a famous German author and song writer living in the 19th century.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tante.Hossi

location: Baden-Württemberg, Germany

date approved: 3/31/2016

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonGov. James Webb Throckmorton - Pecan Grove Cemetery, McKinney TX

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The monumental grave of Gov. James W. Throckmorton at McKinney's historc Pecan Grove Cemetery

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 3/27/2016

last visited: 3/29/2016

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Grave of a Famous PersonKatherine Anne Porter -- Indian Creek Cem., Brown Co. TX

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The grave of famous writer Katherine Anne Porter, a native of the tiny Indian Creek community in Brown County, at the Indian Creek Cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 3/25/2016

last visited: 12/20/2015

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Grave of a Famous PersonWalter F. "Buck" Leonard - Rocky Mount, NC

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“Buck” Leonard is of the Great Baseball Players of all time and a member to the National Baseball Hall of Fame.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: North Carolina

date approved: 3/25/2016

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonAva Lavinia Gardner - Smithfield, NC

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Actress Ava Gardner was recognized as one of the most beautiful women in Hollywood.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: North Carolina

date approved: 3/22/2016

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonTheodore Dehone Judah - Greenfield, MA

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The grave of railroad and civil engineer Theodore Dehone Judah, who was responsible for the construction of the first transcontinental railroad, is located in the Greenfield Town Cemetery on Federal Street in Greenfield, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 3/21/2016

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonIwan Bahrjanyj - Neu-Ulm, BY, Germany

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Iwan Bahrjanyj, a Ukrainian writer, essayist, novelist and politician, Shevchenko prize awardee, is interred in Main Cemetery in Neu-Ulm, Bayern, Germany.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member [somnambulist]

location: Bayern, Germany

date approved: 3/19/2016

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonMajor General William C. Lee

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Major General William C. Lee is the father of United States airborne troops. His early military career was in tank corps. He saw a demonstration of airborne troops while stationed in Europe.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker

location: North Carolina

date approved: 3/16/2016

last visited: 3/17/2016

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Grave of a Famous PersonPoindexter Dunn - Rose Hill Cemetery - Texarkana, TX

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Buried in Texarkana's historic Rose Hill Cemetery, Poindexter Dunn was an American politician and a U.S. Representative from Arkansas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 3/13/2016

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonFürst Johann Friedrich Alexander zu Wied-Neuwied - Neuwied - RLP - Germany

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Grave of Johann Friedrich Alexander, Prince of Wied

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CADS11

location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

date approved: 3/11/2016

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonHenry Holland Buckman - Jacksonville, FL

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Henry Holland Buckman, a member of the Florida Legislature and author of the 1905 Buckman Act, is interred in Evergreen Cemetery in Jacksonville, Florida, USA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Florida

date approved: 3/1/2016

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonKim Sigler

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Kim Segler 40th Michigan Governor

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member just for the fun

location: Michigan

date approved: 2/23/2016

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonWilliam Henry Sebring - Jacksonville, FL

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William Henry Sebring, a Brigadier General and Mayor of the City of Jacksonville from 1907 to 1909, is interred in Evergreen Cemetery in Jacksonville, Florida, USA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Florida

date approved: 2/23/2016

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonJames McNair Baker - Jacksonville, FL

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James McNair Baker, a Senator from Florida (February 18, 1862 – May 10, 1865) in the Confederate Congress during the American Civil War, is interred in Evergreen Cemetery in Jacksonville, Florida, USA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Florida

date approved: 2/21/2016

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonGrave of Saint Eulalia - Barcelona, Spain

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Inaugurated in 1339, the polychromed marble sarcophagus is located in the crypt of Saint Eulalia, one of the most well-known and endearing part of Barcelona Cathedral.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Cataluña, Spain

date approved: 2/17/2016

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonWilliam Sherman Jennings - Jacksonville, FL

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William Sherman Jennings, the 18th Governor of the State of Florida (March 24, 1863 – February 27, 1920), is interred in Evergreen Cemetery in Jacksonville, Florida, USA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Florida

date approved: 2/17/2016

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonJames Michener -- Austin Memorial Park, Austin TX

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the simple tombstone for Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist and former University of Texas literature professor James Michener and his wife at Austin Memorial Park, in Austin, Texas

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 2/15/2016

last visited: 2/16/2016

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Grave of a Famous PersonMary Lillian Ellison "The Fabulous Moolah" - Columbia, SC

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Mary Lillian Ellison was a pioneer in the world of Women’s Professional Wrestling. Best Known by her ring name, “The Fabulous Moolah” she was recognized as the National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) World Women’s Champion from more than 30-years.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: South Carolina

date approved: 2/14/2016

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonJudy Garland - Hartsdale, New York

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Judy Garland was best known for her role as Dorothy Gale in the 1939 classic “The Wizard of Oz.”

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: New York

date approved: 2/14/2016

last visited: 9/29/2013

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Grave of a Famous PersonFrank Reaugh - Oakland Memorial Park - Terrell, TX

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The "Dean of Texas Painters," artist Frank Reaugh ("Ray") is buried in historic Oakland Memorial Park, Terrell, TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 2/14/2016

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonJohn Summerfield Griffith - Oakland Memorial Park - Terrell, TX

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Besides being notable as an area pioneer and outstanding public servant, John Summerfield Griffith served in the Civil War as a lieutenant colonel in the Sixth Texas Cavalry (CSA), ultimately becoming a brigadier general in the Texas State Militia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 2/13/2016

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonElizabeth Taylor - Forest Lawn Memorial Park - Glendale, CA

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Born to American parents in London, England, she studied ballet at the age of three and moved with her family to Los Angeles, California prior to the beginning of World War II.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member wicked witch of the west coast

location: California

date approved: 2/10/2016

last visited: 2/10/2016

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