Diana Parsell Writer

Diana Parsell Writer

Diana Parsell Writer

Posts Tagged ‘Yokohama’

Marking the Anniversary of Eliza Scidmore’s Death

Eliza Scidmore Gravesite

November 3 was the anniversary of Eliza Scidmore‘s death. Today I received photos from Mina Ozawa and Kaoro Onji, who paid a visit to Scidmore’s gravesite in Yokohama. I met both woman last spring during a research trip to Japan. Together, they work to keep the memory of Eliza Scidmore alive through an annual memorial…

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Group in Japan Keeps Scidmore Memory Alive

Scidmore grave site memorial

When I started this blog a year ago (in an earlier version, titled A Great Blooming), my first post showed a photo of Eliza Scidmore‘s grave in Yokohama. A Japanese friend of mine in America, Miho Kinnas, sent the picture after visiting the site on a trip to Japan. Scidmore is buried in the Foreign…

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Eliza Scidmore Grave in Yokohama

Last week I received an e-mail from a Japanese friend that made my day. The message had a photo attached. When I opened it, there was a picture of Eliza Scidmore’s gravesite in Yokohama! I knew from my reading that Scidmore was interred at the Foreign General Cemetery. But here was physical evidence of it…

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