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Dr. Buckingham’s Pet Cemeteries

Postcard, Eastern Branch, the dog cemetery. Willard R. Ross Postcard Collection, D. C. Public Library.
Postcard, Eastern Branch, the dog cemetery. Willard R. Ross Postcard Collection, D. C. Public Library.

While studying the burial registers for Aspin Hill Memorial Park, I noticed an entry with the notation “removed from Dr. Buckingham’s cemetery.” This was written in the space usually reserved for the name of the veterinarian who brought the animal to the cemetery. Who was Dr. Buckingham, and where was his cemetery? Continue reading Dr. Buckingham’s Pet Cemeteries