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Rebirth in the Old City Cemetery - The Galveston County Daily News: Outdoors

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Rebirth in the Old City Cemetery

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Posted: Monday, May 5, 2014 10:38 am

Galveston's Old City Cemetery stretches between Broadway and Avenue L, 40th and 43rd Street.

The grave of John Allen is supposedly the oldest and dates back to 1847.

Every spring the old City Cemetery on Broadway turns into a field of gold. The symbolic beauty of rebirth around weather beaten graves and mausoleums brings comfort and peace. Death and parting are of a less permanent nature in the show of seasons, cycles and new lif