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Women’s History Month

It was our honor to feature women buried in Eastern Cemetery every day on our Facebook and Instagram accounts to celebrate Women's History Month in March. There are many more that we have yet to discover. We hope to continue sharing their stories with you throughout the...
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Give a Day | Mayor’s Week of Service

As part of the Mayor's Give A Day Week of Service, we invite you to help us clean up Eastern Cemetery on Sunday, April 14, 2019 from 11am to 2pm. You can set your own hours within this time frame if you would like to join us. Eastern Cemetery located at 641 Baxter...
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Black History Month

It was our honor to feature African Americans buried in Eastern Cemetery every day on our Facebook and Instagram accounts to celebrate Black History Month in February. There are many more that we have yet to discover. We hope to continue sharing their stories with you th...
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September 13th is Give for Good Louisville

We are participating in Give for Good Louisville again this year, September 13th! The online day of giving has been a great fundraiser for us, but this year we are changing it a little. We have decided to give each of our amazing donors a free gift for their donation this...
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Fall Volunteer Days

We have added all of our upcoming Fall Volunteer Days to the calendar. We have also created Facebook events for each date. Please check them out and consider joining us! Volunteers are the core of our organization and we could not do any of this without you!...
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July Volunteer Days

All of our upcoming July Volunteer Days have been added to the calendar. We have also created Facebook events for each date. Please check them out and consider joining us! Volunteers are the core of our organization and we could not do any of this without you!...
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Historical Marker

On Sunday, April 8th, the Friends of Eastern Cemetery hosted a dedication for the historical marker in front of Eastern Cemetery. The Kentucky Historic Society administers the Kentucky Historical Marker Program in cooperation with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet. Ther...
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1st Volunteer Day of 2018!!

It's that time of year again for Mayor Greg Fischer's Mayor's Week of Service! The volunteer days are April 14-22, 2018. Mayor Fischer says, "Whether you give an hour, a day, donate blood, give food, clothing or simply help a neighbor, everyone can do something!" O...
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Eastern Cemetery Historical Marker

  Have you seen these historical markers throughout Kentucky? Did you know that you apply for a marker through the Kentucky Historical Society? We did that and were approved for a marker to be placed in front of Eastern Cemetery on Baxter Avenue! We are excite...
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Wreaths Across America

December 16, 2017, at 12PM, the Friends of Eastern Cemetery will be hosting Wreaths Across America Day at Eastern Cemetery, 641 Baxter Avenue. Wreaths Across America’s mission is to Remember, Honor and Teach. Each December on National Wreaths Across America day, th...
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