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Wilf Woods | Cemeteries as parks

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Memorial Day approaches, and we will be putting flowers on a bunch of graves, as usual.

The Kingmans, my wife’s family, are mostly in two cemeteries at Chelan and the Woods are here at Wenatchee.

Did you known that the very first parks in this country were cemeteries?

In 1831 the citizens of Cambridge, Mass., dedicated the first civic cemetery outside of church burial grounds.

Writing in American Forests magazine, Tate Williams described the Mount Auburn cemetery as a horticultural…

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