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Grave of a Famous Person
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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 PersonLucius Morris Beebe - Wakefield, MA

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The grave of newspaper columnist, author, editor, and publisher Lucius Morris Beebe is located in a family plot in Lakeside Cemetery, Wakefield, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/7/2018

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonCharles Curnow Scherf - Emmaville, NSW

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Squadron Leader Charles Curnow Scherf, DSO, DFC & Bar was an Australian flying ace of the Second World War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tuena

location: New South Wales, Australia

date approved: 4/5/2018

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonGustav Klimt - Wien, Austria

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Österreichischer Maler / Austrian painter

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PISA-caching

location: Wien, Austria

date approved: 3/31/2018

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonLouis Aragon et Elsa Triolet - Saint Arnoult-en-Yvelines, France

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[FR] Elsa Triolet, née Ella Yourevna Kagan est une femme de lettres et résistante française d'origine russe. [EN] Louis Aragon was one of the leading voices of the surrealist movement in France.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 3/26/2018

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonFélix Leclerc, Île d'Orléans Qc

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Grave of Félix Leclerc located in St-Pierre Cemetery on l'Île d'Orléans.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member LadyKarine

location: Québec, Canada

date approved: 3/8/2018

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonJirí Raška - Roznov Pod Radhostem, Czech Republic

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Jirí Raška (4. February 1941 – 20. January 2012) was a Czech Ski Jumper and Olympics winner.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member davidb11

location: Zlínský kraj, Czechia

date approved: 3/8/2018

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonLudvík Danek - Roznov Pod Radhostem, Czech Republic

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Ludvík Danek (6. Januarya 1937 – 16. November 1998) was a Czechoslovak athlete and Olympic winner.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member davidb11

location: Zlínský kraj, Czechia

date approved: 3/8/2018

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous Person"Judge" Roy Bean - Del Rio, TX

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Western Law Figure. Born in Mason County, Kentucky, in 1825. He died Mar. 16, 1903 in San Antonio. He is buried in Del Rio at the Whitehead Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 3/6/2018

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonFranz Schubert - Wien, Österreich

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Ehrengrab des Komponisten Franz Schubert auf dem Zentralfriedhof in Wien

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Windschattenwanderer

location: Wien, Austria

date approved: 3/5/2018

last visited: 5/27/2017

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Grave of a Famous PersonJohannes Brahms - Wien, Österreich

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Ehrengrab des Komponisten Johannes Brahms auf dem Zentralfriedhof in Wien

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Windschattenwanderer

location: Wien, Austria

date approved: 3/5/2018

last visited: 5/27/2017

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Grave of a Famous PersonLudwig van Beethoven - Wien, Österreich

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Ehrengrab des Komponisten Ludwig van Beethoven auf dem Zentralfriedhof in Wien

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Windschattenwanderer

location: Wien, Austria

date approved: 3/5/2018

last visited: 5/27/2017

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Grave of a Famous PersonCongressman Frank M. Tejeda -- Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, San Antonio TX

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The grave of US Congressman Frank M. Tejeda, a highly decorated marine veteran of the Vietnam War, at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, San Antonio TX

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 2/7/2018

last visited: 1/14/2018

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Grave of a Famous PersonGEN Richard E. Cavazos, US Army -- Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, San Antonio TX

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The grave of General Richard E. Cavazos, US Army, at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, San Antonio TX

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 2/7/2018

last visited: 1/14/2018

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Grave of a Famous PersonLee Mantle - Butte, Montana

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Lee Mantle family plot is in Mount Moriah Cemetery located at 2415 S. Montana Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 1/26/2018

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonMiyoshi Umeki - Boone Creek Cemetery - Licking, MO

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Miyoshi Umeki (Hood) was a Japanese actress who won an Academy Award for her performance in 1957's "Sayonara", and is known to many of us as having played Mrs. Livingston from 1969 to 1972 on "The Courtship of Eddie's Father."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Missouri

date approved: 1/25/2018

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonOwen Johnson - Stockbridge, MA

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The grave of novelist and playwright Owen Johnson is located in Stockbridge Cemetery, Stockbridge, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 1/12/2018

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonGeneral Charles S. Warren - Butte, Montana

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General Charles S. Warren grave marker is located in Mount Moriah Cemetery on Montana Street south of I 90.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 1/10/2018

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonHarry Kalas - Philadelphia, PA

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Harry Kalas was one of the most beloved figures in the Philly area. He was the radio announcer for the Philadelphia Phillies. He did play-by-play radio and television broadcasting for out team from 1971 until his death in 2009, a span of 38 years.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/9/2018

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonOtho French Strahl - Dyersburg, TN

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Civil War General, very well known in the Sounth

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Tennessee

date approved: 1/9/2018

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonRobert Underwood Johnson - Stockbridge, MA

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The grave of poet, author, editor, diplomat, and statesman Robert Underwood Johnson is located in Stockbridge Cemetery, Stockbridge, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 1/5/2018

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonLe Tombeau de Saint Erkembode - Saint-Omer, France

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[EN] In the cathedral of Saint Omer, on the tomb of Saint Erkembode, one can see many small shoes. [FR] Dans la cathédrale de Saint Omer, sur la tombe de Saint Erkembode, on peut voir de nombreuses petites chaussures.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin

location: Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France

date approved: 12/31/2017

last visited: 12/16/2017

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Grave of a Famous PersonD. João I grave - Batalha, Portugal

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Inside Batalha's Monastery you'll find the grave of one of Portugal greatest kings: D. João I

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member tofixe

location: Leiria, Portugal

date approved: 12/31/2017

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonWilliam Thompson (boxer) - St Mary's Rest Garden - Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

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William Abednego Thompson (18 October 1811 – 23 August 1880) was an English bare-knuckle boxer. His grave monument is located within St Mary's Rest Garden, Nottingham.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/14/2017

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonNicholas Sparks - St. James Cemetery - Gatineau, Québec

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Nicholas Sparks was an early landholder of Bytown (now Ottawa), Upper Canada who owned most of the lands in the present day commercial core of Downtown Ottawa. He is buried in St. James Cemetery, in Gatineau, Québec.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Québec, Canada

date approved: 12/14/2017

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonPhilemon Wright - St. James Anglican Cemetery, Gatineau, Québec

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Philemon Wright, the founder of the first permanent settlement in the National Capital Region of Canada (Ottawa, Ontario and Gatineau, Québec) is buried in the St. James Anglican Cemetery, in Gatineau, Québec.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Québec, Canada

date approved: 12/14/2017

last visited: never

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