110 episodes

A podcast about the history, preservation, and culture of American cemeteries hosted by Liz Clappin

Tomb With A View: A Cemetery Podcast Liz Clappin

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.9 • 73 Ratings

A podcast about the history, preservation, and culture of American cemeteries hosted by Liz Clappin

    Episode 129: Third Anniversary, Ask Me Anything!

    Episode 129: Third Anniversary, Ask Me Anything!

    It's Tomb with a View's Third Anniversary, and I openwd up the airwaves for questions!

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    Episode 128: Goodbye England's Rose: The Death and Funeral of Diana, Princess of Wales, and the Phenomenon of Global Mourning

    Episode 128: Goodbye England's Rose: The Death and Funeral of Diana, Princess of Wales, and the Phenomenon of Global Mourning

    August 31, 2022 marks the 25th anniversary of the death of Diana, Princess of Wales. Her death  in an automobile accident at just age of 36 prompted a global outpouring of grief that was unprecedented in history, with half the world's population watching on television and more than a million mourners in person. I take a look at her death, funeral, and how it fits into the overall story of not only royal funerals, but how the world views grief.

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    • 59 min
    Episode 127: Headstones and Hatchets: The Borden Murders and Autopsies in the Ladies Restroom at Oak Grove Cemetery

    Episode 127: Headstones and Hatchets: The Borden Murders and Autopsies in the Ladies Restroom at Oak Grove Cemetery

    Lizzie Borden took and axe... but what happened next? Following some of the nation's most notorious murder victims to their (sort of) final resting place.

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    Episode 126: One Whose Name Was Writ in Water: Epitaphs for the Dead, from the Romans to Today

    Episode 126: One Whose Name Was Writ in Water: Epitaphs for the Dead, from the Romans to Today

    Often the few words of an epitaph are all that we can use to know them from their tombstone. Today I trace the origins of epitaphs, and the somewhat bumpy road that brought them to the present day. What do they say not only about the person they memorialize, but about society as a whole?

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    • 47 min
    Episode 125: The Un-Gnomen Stones: The Mystery, Monument Builders, and Mayhem that Made and Un-Made the Georgia Guidestones

    Episode 125: The Un-Gnomen Stones: The Mystery, Monument Builders, and Mayhem that Made and Un-Made the Georgia Guidestones

    On July 6, 2022 a bomb destroyed the Georgia Guidestones. This mysterious monument erected in Elberton, GA in 1980 has been a source of fascination since their erection. Recently the topic of right-wing Satanic panic, that most likely led to their destruction, before that these stones were Elberton's number one attraction and a testament to the skill of the local granite industry, which produces 2/3 of America's gravestones.

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    • 58 min
    Episode 124: Dying to Be American: The Fate of Unknown, Undocumented Border Crossers in the United States

    Episode 124: Dying to Be American: The Fate of Unknown, Undocumented Border Crossers in the United States

    America is a country of immigrants; however, since 1994 death of those seeking to cross the southern border of the United States have skyrocketed. What happens to these individuals, stuck, in death, somewhere between the countries they left behind and America?

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    • 53 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
73 Ratings

73 Ratings

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Terrific stories

Love this podcast. Great research behind interesting stories that tie to cemeteries. My favorite podcast right now

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