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Mausoleums
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Mausoleums - are external free-standing buildings constructed as a monument enclosing the interment space or burial chamber of a deceased person or persons. A mausoleum may be considered a type of elaborate tomb or the tomb may be considered to be within the mausoleum(as cited in Wikipedia).No stand alone tombs. Typically Mausoleums are clearly marked as such.
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Any building that was built to house and commemorate the remains of the deceased. Usually urns, burial chambers, tombs and crypts are housed inside Mausoleums.To be considered for this category the mausoleum must be an external free standing building constructed for and housing a tomb of atleast one deceased person. We are looking for Mausoleums like

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This type of tomb is not a mausoleum. If in your region it is typical/common that burial chambers are above ground.Post only the most elaborate Mausoleums in the cemetery.
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Clearly list the name, city, state of location of mausoleum in the title. Post two personal photos of the mausoleum.One photo of the actual structure.And another photo of the surrounding area. Include the history of building, including the date it was built, if possible. Include a description of features such as chapel, place to sit, guest book.
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Image for Michael Joseph Savage Memorial - Bastion Point, Auckland, New Zealandview gallery

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MausoleumsMichael Joseph Savage Memorial - Bastion Point, Auckland, New Zealand

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MJ Savage lies buried at Bastion Point on Auckland's Waitemata Harbour waterfront in the Savage Memorial, a clifftop mausoleum crowned by a tall minaret, and fronted by an extensive memorial garden and reflecting pool.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: North Island, New Zealand

date approved: 11/29/2014

last visited: 10/19/2014

Image for Rae's Mausoleum - Onehunga, Auckland, New Zealandview gallery

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MausoleumsRae's Mausoleum - Onehunga, Auckland, New Zealand

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Situated in the Waikaraka Cemetery, Albert St, Onehunga.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member No Fixed Aboder

location: North Island, New Zealand

date approved: 7/15/2010

last visited: never

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