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What are some resources to find celebrity graves?

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As of 2015, resources that help interested parties find the locations of celebrity graves include FindAGrave.com, Seeing-Stars.com and GraveHunter.net. FindAGrave.com allows users to add memorials, pictures and information about graves and the people buried in them. Seeing-Stars.com includes detailed maps of various cemeteries in southern California that serve as the final resting place for many Hollywood celebrities. GraveHunter.net lists celebrities alphabetical by name, or users can browse by cemetery name.

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The Famous Grave Search page on FindAGrave.com contains three options, including search tabs for Name, Location and Claim To Fame. Users browse the Claim To Fame section thanks to more than 30 different categories that range from actors and animals to organized crime figures and victims of disasters. The category for magicians contains just 12 entries, whereas the category for actors has more than 4,800 listings for celebrity graves.

Seeing-Stars.com notes cemeteries that contain a lot of celebrity burial plots handle tourists differently. Some cemetery staffers welcome the attention and gladly point out how to find certain graves, whereas other cemeteries don't offer any information whatsoever. Seeing-Stars.com touts maps of several cemeteries in southern California so that tourists can take self-guided tours. The website includes a brief summary of each cemetery, some of which oversee hundreds of celebrity graves. For example, Woodlawn Memorial Cemetery marks the final resting places of Barbara Billingsley, Harvey Korman and Glenn Ford.

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