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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 PersonDarrell Ray Porter - Kansas City, MO

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Grave of professional baseball player Darrell Porter.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member wardnkathy

location: Missouri

date approved: 7/23/2016

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonTim Holt - Harrah, OK

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This is the grave site of well known Western and action film star, Tim Holt.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 7/17/2016

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonAnn Corio Iannucci - Bloomfield, CT

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Ann Corio (Iannucci) the "Queen of Burlesque" is interred in the Mausoleum of Mount Saint Benedict Cemetery in Bloomfield, CT.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Connecticut

date approved: 7/16/2016

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonFrank McGee - Woodville, Va.

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Frank McGee was a Peabody Award winning journalist who worked for NBC News from the early 1950’s through the mid 1970’s

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/12/2016

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonRaoul Dufy - Nice, France

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[FR] Raoul Dufy est un peintre, dessinateur, graveur, illustrateur de livres, céramiste, créateur de tissus, et de tapisseries. [EN] Raoul Dufy was a French Fauvist painter.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

date approved: 7/10/2016

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonEarl Walter Seibert - Agawam, MA

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Earl W. Seibert was an ice hockey defenceman who played for 15 seasons in the National Hockey League. He was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1963. He grave is located in Agawam Center Cemetery, Agawam, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/10/2016

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonWilliam B. Ochiltree - Oakwood Cemetery - Jefferson, TX

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William B. Ochiltree, Secretary of Treasury & last Attorney General for the Republic of Texas, and Confederate Colonel, is buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Jefferson, TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuesterMark

location: Texas

date approved: 7/7/2016

last visited: 7/4/2016

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Grave of a Famous PersonAlexander Hamilton - New York, NY

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The first secretary of the U.S. treasury is buried in the Trinity Church graveyard in downtown Manhattan. His face is on the $10 USD bill.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New York

date approved: 7/3/2016

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonEdward Bellamy - Fairview Cemetery - Chicopee, MA

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A family brownstone obelisk in Fairview Cemetery, Chicopee, MA marks the grave of 19th century American author Edward Bellamy.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/3/2016

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonRuth Crawford Seeger - Springfield Cemetery - Springfield, MA

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Ruth Crawford Seeger was notable American composer and later a became equally famous for her arrangements and interpretations of American traditional folk songs. Her grave is located along Althea Path in Springfield Cemetery in Springfield, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/1/2016

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonDaniel Baird Wesson - Springfield, MA

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The grave of American gunsmith, inventor, and businessman Daniel Baird Wesson, co-founder of the Smith and Wesson Company, is located in Oak Grove Cemetery, Springfield, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 6/28/2016

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonHorace Smith - Springfield, MA

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The grave of American gunsmith, inventor, and businessman Horace Smith, co-founder of the Smith and Wesson Company, is located in Springfield Cemetery, Springfield, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 6/28/2016

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonMatilda Joslyn Gage 1826-1896 Fayetteville, NY

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"Her lifelong motto appears on her gravestone in Fayetteville: “There is a word sweeter than Mother, Home or Heaven; that word is Liberty.”"

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 6/19/2016

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonAudrey Munson - 1891-1996 - New Haven, N.Y.

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Audrey Munson, historically known as "America's First Supermodel".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PTCRAZY

location: New York

date approved: 6/18/2016

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonWalter J. Maranville - Springfield, MA

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The grave of Baseball Hall of Fame shortstop, Walter "Rabbit" Maranville is located in St. Michael's Cemetery, Holy Family Section B, Lot 206, Grave 5, in Springfield, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 6/18/2016

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonCaptain Daniel Rapelje - St. Thomas, Ontario

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A founder of St. Thomas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Keldar5

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 6/11/2016

last visited: 6/10/2016

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Grave of a Famous PersonEllison Onizuka - Honolulu, Oahu, HI

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The grave of American astronaut Ellison Onizuka is located at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific in Honolulu, Hawaii.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Hawaii

date approved: 6/11/2016

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonWilliam Shipley - All Saints Churchyard, Mill Street, Maidstone, UK

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The grave of William Shipley, founder of the Royal Society of Arts, is located in All Saints Churchyard on the south west side of Mill Street in Maidstone. The grave is located close to the north west corner of the church.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/11/2016

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonKingsley Fairbridge - Fairbridge , Western Australia

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The grave of Kingsley Fairbridge

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg

location: Western Australia, Australia

date approved: 6/7/2016

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonWilliam Darrell "Billy" Mays - McKees Rock, Pa.

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Billy Mays was the well-known TV Pitchman for such products as Oxi Clean, Orange Glo and KaBoom.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 6/7/2016

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonJohn Peel - St Andrew's church - Great Finborough, Suffolk

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John Robert Parker Ravenscroft, OBE (30 August 1939 – 25 October 2004), known professionally as John Peel, was an English disc jockey, radio presenter, record producer and journalist. He was the longest serving of the original BBC Radio 1 DJs.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/3/2016

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonGrave of Joshua Spooner- Brookfield, Mass

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Joshua Spooner was a colonial farmer from Brookfield, MA who was brutally murdered by three soldiers at the instigation of his wife. His body was stuffed down a well to conceal the crime. His murder resulted in the first capital trial in the U.S.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Alfie and Artie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 6/2/2016

last visited: 6/2/2016

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Grave of a Famous PersonWiliam Shaffer Key - Oklahoma City, OK

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You may never have heard of William Key, but his name is engraved on hundreds of cornerstones throughout Oklahoma.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/31/2016

last visited: 6/24/2016

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Grave of a Famous PersonSuzor-Côté, cimetière Saint-Christophe-d'Arthabaska, Qc

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Marc-Aurèle de Foy Suzor-Côté peintre et sculteur // Marc-Aurèle de Foy Suzor-Côté painter and sculptor

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lucky_Al

location: Quebec, Canada

date approved: 5/30/2016

last visited: 5/31/2016

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Grave of a Famous PersonRuth Roach Salmon - Nocona Cemetery - Nocona, TX

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Rodeo star Ruth Roach Salmon is buried in Nocona Cemetery, Nocona, TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 5/24/2016

last visited: never

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