Very Interesting .....did you know that in the past cemeteries were used as picnic grounds so that family members both above and below ground could be together. These picnics included not only lunch but also ball games and all manner of normal everyday activities. Cemeteries also contained grave houses built over graves so that relatives could come and "Visit" out of the weather. Some of my favorite caches are in cemeteries and even without caches I visit now and then to look at gravestones, read history or just pay my respect to those who have gone before. It would be a shame if another aspect of history is closed to cachers because of misunderstanding or stupid actions by a few unthinking individuals Dan Glenn <GLNash@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote: - It is just a matter of time before other states jump in. Tennessee Geocaching Polices and Guidelines NO CACHES IN Cemeteries Law concerning caches in cemeteries, geocaching is a game. Tennessee Cemetery & Burial Site Laws Statutory Laws (Tennessee Code Annotated) Title 46. Cemeteries 46-2-105. Crimes and offenses No person shall willfully destroy, deface, or injure any monument, tomb, gravestone, or other structure placed in the cemetery, or any roadway, walk, fence or enclosure in or around the same, or injure any tree, plant or shrub therein, or hunt or shoot therein, play at any game or amusement therein, or loiter for lascivious or lewd purposes therein, or interfere, by words or actions, with any funeral procession or any religious exercises. (B) A violation of this section is a Class E felony. , Class E Felony 1 to 6 years $3,000 Those caches that are in cemeteries now are grandfathered in unless there is a complaint .. **************************************** For List Info or To make _ANY_ changes, including unsubscribing from this list, click -----> http://www.freelists.org/list/geocaching Missouri Caches Scheduled to be Archived http://tinyurl.com/87cqw --------------------------------- Be a better friend, newshound, and know-it-all with Yahoo! Mobile. Try it now.