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St. Joseph's Chapel Mausoleum at Mount Olivet Cemetery in Key West (rural Dubuque), Iowa. This mausoleum has traditional mausoleum crypts as well as columbarium niches for cremated remains.
St. Joseph's Chapel Mausoleum at Mount Olivet Cemetery in Key West (rural Dubuque), Iowa. This mausoleum has traditional mausoleum crypts as well as columbarium niches for cremated remains.

A mausoleum (plural: mausolea) is a large and impressive tomb, usually constructed for a deceased leader. Mausoleum can also refer to a building which contains a number of crypts for entombment of deceased individuals. Mausoleums can be freestanding buildings, or can be part of a larger facility - such as a church. Image File history File linksMetadata StJosephsChapelMausoleum. ... Image File history File linksMetadata StJosephsChapelMausoleum. ... Mount Olivet Cemetery, Dubuque, Iowa. ... Key West, Iowa is a small community located just south of Dubuque, Iowa Categories: Stub ... Downtown Dubuque and the Riverfront Dubuque is a city located in Dubuque County, Iowa. ... Official language(s) English Capital Des Moines Largest city Des Moines Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 26th 145,743 km² 320 km 500 km 0. ... A columbarium is a place for the respectful and usually public storage of cinerary urns (i. ... The crematorium at Haycombe Cemetery, Bath, England. ... A tomb is a small building (or vault) for the remains of the dead, with walls, a roof, and (if it is to be used for more than one corpse) a door. ... Crypt is also a commonly used name of water trumpets, aquatic plants. ...


The word came from the Mausoleum of Maussollos (near modern-day Bodrum, Turkey), the grave of King Mausolus, the Persian satrap of Caria, whose large tomb was one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. The Mausoleum of Halicarnassus, depicted in this hand-coloured engraving from a series issued in 1572 by Martin Heemskerck (1498-1574), who based his reconstruction on descriptions. ... Bodrum Castle can be seen on the upper left corner, Bodrum marina is located on the right side of the bay Bodrum (as in Turkish), (ancient-Greek name: Αλικαρνασσός Halicarnassus; older English name: Budrum) is a Turkish port in Muğla Province in a part of Asia Minor known in ancient... Mausolus (more correctly Maussollus), was satrap of the Persian empire and practically ruler of Caria (377-353/352 BC). ... The Persian Empire is the name used to refer to a number of historic dynasties that have ruled the country of Persia (Iran). ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Location of Caria Caria (Greek Καρία; see also List of traditional Greek place names) was a region of Asia Minor, situated south of Ionia, and west of Phrygia and Lycia. ... The Seven Wonders of the World (or the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World) is a widely-known list of seven remarkable constructions of classical antiquity. ...


In New York City, Grant's Tomb is a reduced-scale version of Mausollos' monument. Other mausoleums include Abraham Lincoln's tomb in Springfield, Illinois. NYC and New York, New York redirect here. ... Grants Tomb, circa 1909 Grants tomb 2004 Grants Tomb is a mausoleum containing the bodies of Ulysses S. Grant (1822-1885), an American Civil War General and the 18th President of the United States, and his wife, Julia Dent Grant (1826-1902). ... Abraham Lincoln (February 12, 1809 – April 15, 1865), sometimes called Abe Lincoln and nicknamed Honest Abe, the Rail Splitter, and the Great Emancipator, was the 16th President of the United States (1861 to 1865), and the first president from the Republican Party. ...


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This is a list of mausoleums around the world. ... This is a list of famous cemeteries, mausoleums and other places people are buried, world-wide. ...

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This mausoleum has traditional mausoleum crypts as well as columbarium niches for cremated remains.
A mausoleum (plural: mausolea) is a large and impressive tomb, usually constructed for a deceased leader.
The word came from the Mausoleum of Maussollos (near modern-day Bodrum, Turkey), the grave of King Mausolus, the Persian satrap of Caria, whose large tomb was one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.
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