Cypress Hills Cemetery (Images of America) by Stephen C. Duer,Allan B. Smith PDF

By Stephen C. Duer,Allan B. Smith

ISBN-10: 0738573434

ISBN-13: 9780738573434

ISBN-10: 1531648231

ISBN-13: 9781531648237

For the prior 162 years, old Cypress Hills Cemetery has quietly served millions of recent Yorkers and the general public at huge. This position of everlasting leisure acquired the specified honor of being the 1st rural cemetery in better manhattan to be equipped lower than the agricultural Cemetery Act of 1847. Cypress Hills offers an ideal stability of lush landscaping, funerary paintings and sculpture, and a last resting position for a few of America's such a lot outstanding figures, reminiscent of Jackie Robinson, Mae West, and Eubie Blake. Carved on numerous headstones are mysterious markings and secretive symbols that the residing can reflect on. Cypress Hills Cemetery illustrates and demystifies many of the legends of these interred in those hallowed grounds.

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