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Down by the Riverside brings live music to a place for the dead

Down by the Riverside brings live music to a place for the dead

Emily Farlow

September 8, 2014

When Riverside Cemetery was established in 1887, it was meant to be more than just a place for the dead. Rural garden cemeteries, as they are called, were created on the outskirts of towns to be public parks for the living, as well as the final resting place for the dead. The Historic Riv...

'Spirits in October' haunts historic Riverside Cemetery

'Spirits in October' haunts historic Riverside Cemetery

Alaisha Key

October 19, 2011

If you are looking to have an encounter with ghosts, ghouls and spirits during this Halloween season, then the Historic Riverside Cemetery Conservancy is providing a unique opportunity for audiences of all ages to meet some of the cemeteries most beloved residents at a series of events called Spir...

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