|Louis Mata (#46599444)|
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Taphophilia (a passion and enjoyment of cemeteries) has been my main hobby since the late 1970's when I was a junior in high school. I discovered that cemeteries in and around Los Angeles were the best places to hide from truant officers. It was in these adopted sanctuaries that I began to appreciate my surroundings: the grounds, the headstones, the architecture, the artwork and most importantly, the residents.|
In October of 2010, I founded The Traveling Taphophiles, a group that sets out once a month to visit cemeteries. Our travels have taken us as far as New Orleans. I'm fortunate to have met others that share my hobby and to have forged some great friendships along the way.
Once photos have been posted, feel free to use them as you wish - photo credit isn't necessary.
Happy Graving ~
I miss Chris with all my heart.
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|Mary Williams||Ernest Graf Sr.|
Thank you for posting a photo of my great grandfather's headstone. I appreciate it very much.
|Marvin & Samme Templin||Murr Requests|
Thanks so much for filling our requests.
You ....are quite the magician! Thank you for all you have done for me and for ELMER DILLS! Bless you!
Added by Cristy💜 on May 22, 2015 10:33 PM
|Alice Anderson||Photo of Margorie Lenore Knox|
Thank you for taking the photo of Margorie's gravestone. It is nice and clear.
Louis, I really appreciate your time spent in fulfilling my photo request. Thanks so much!
Added by SK Graff on May 22, 2015 10:35 AM
|Steve Trudgeon||Eugene Horn - Photo Request|
Thank you for the photo. I really appreciate the favor.
|Karen Judith Hildy & Rick Conely||Ralph Russell Vance|
Thank you so very much for taking an awesome photo of Ralph's grave marker. You are truly appreciated.
|SSteele||Ivan Volkov Photo|
Thank you so much for taking the photo of Ivan Volkov's headstone. It is much appreciated.
Added by SSteele on May 21, 2015 8:46 PM
Thank you once again for all the excellent photos of the headstones. You are a very special person to us and we appreciate all you do. Shrimp soon?
Added by Cristy💜 on May 20, 2015 10:12 PM
|Tricia Brown Westbrooks||Luke Ragon|
Thank you so much for taking your time to photograph Luke Ragon's marker. His wife is buried at Alma Cemetery in Alma, Crawford Co., Arkansas …. I take care of that cemetery so i'm thrilled to have Luke's picture.
Tricia Westbrooks :)
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