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Christine Lindner
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Marjorie Helen (neé Joly) (1923-2016)
On July 9, 2016, Marjorie Drakeford (neé Joly) passed away peacefully in the United Kingdom. Born in Beirut, Mrs. Drakeford was the granddaughter of Ernest Joly (buried IV G 1), daughter of Kenneth Joly (buried IV H 2), and sister of John Joly (buried IV B ...
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excerpt from "From Foreign soil to the ʾArḍ of Beirut: A history of the American University of Beirut and the Anglo-American Cemetery"
2016 marks the one hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the American University of Beirut , one of the institutions responsible for the establishment of the AAC, its restoration and current functioning. As part of the anniversary's commemorations , Christine...
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Saint George Day 2016
Families enjoying St. George Day On Saturday, 23 April 2016 a group gathered to celebrate
Saint George (Mar Jirjus), the patron saint of England and Beirut, and raise
funds for the restoration of the Anglo-American Cemetery of Beirut.   The festivities took...
Saint George Day 2016
Saint George Day 2016
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Melita Carabet: Student, Teacher, Sister (1832-1902)
Along the far back wall of the Anglo-American Cemetery are
hung a series of white marble slabs. On these slabs are listed the names of
individuals, members of the Beirut community, who were originally buried in the Mission Cemetery . In 1960, as part of the...
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Restoration of Anglo-American Cemetery Walls
On 21 June 2015, the last stone was put in place. After
three years of preparation, the first phase of the Anglo-American Cemetery
restoration was complete. During a strong winter storm in 2012, two of the large trees
that give the cemetery its character, f...
Restoration of Anglo-American Cemetery Walls
Restoration of Anglo-American Cemetery Walls
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Christine Lindner's interview by Levantine Heritage about the AAC
Dr. Christine Lindner, historical consultant and former secretary of the AACA, was recently interviewed about the Anglo-American Cemetery and other heritage projects in Beirut, by Craig Encer from Levantine Heritage . The interview can be found on this page...
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Eli Smith: Missionary, Scholar and Translator of the Bible (1801-1857)
Eli Smith Memorial Stone (II F 7) At Plot II F 7 of the Anglo-American Cemetery, visitors will
find a beautiful, new memorial stone. This stone does not mark the grave
a new burial, but rather that for one of the pioneering American Protestant
missionaries:...
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Restoration
Unfortunately, the AAC is currently in dire need of restoration. The
front (north) and back (south) walls suffered sever damage during a
recent winter, while many individual graves were damaged due to weather
and the effects of the long civil war. As suc...
Restoration
Restoration
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Historic Tour with British Ambassador and AUB President
On 2 April 2014, the committee for
the Anglo-American Cemetery Association hosted a historic tour of the AAC as
part of the Centennial Year Commemoration Events. His Excellency Tom Fletcher,
British Ambassador to Lebanon, and AUB President, Dr. Peter Dorman...
Historic Tour with British Ambassador and AUB President
Historic Tour with British Ambassador and AUB President
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" The story of Whisky Hotel 799 and a lone grave in Beirut" (by Michael Karam"
One of the graves in the Anglo-American Cemetery is featured an article in today's Daily Star. Written by Michael Karam entitled "The story of Whiskey Hotel 779 and a lone grave in Beirut". This article traces the story of FO Roy Urquhart-Pullen and his unf...
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