Stories in Stone New York: A Field Guide to New York City Area Cemeteries and Their Residents

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Gibbs Smith, 2011 - Architecture - 256 pages
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With Stories in Stone New York, the author presents cemetery buffs with stunning photographs, fascinating text, and easy GPS directions for locating gracious architecture, fabulous artwork, and memorable gravesites of famous and not-so-famous area "residents" residing peacefully in its beautiful cemeteries. Includes The Big Four, Manhattan Churchyards & Resting Places, Eternal Excursions in well-known boroughs, as well as Humane Remains at the pet cemetery in Hartsdale.

Douglas Keister's critically acclaimed books on cemeteries are standard references for cemetery lovers and genealogists, and have been the subject of numerous magazine, newspaper, Internet articles, and television interviews, including CBS Sunday Morning. He lives in Chico, California.

 

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Contents

01 Stories NY Architect 006017
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02 Stories NY Big Four 018123
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03 Stories NY Manhattan 124143
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04 Stories NY Excursions 144185
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05 Stories NY Humane 186197
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06 Stories NY Symbolism 198215
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07 Stories NY Societies 216229
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08 Stories NY Stone 230256
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Stories New York Gazetteer
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Douglas Keister's critically acclaimed books on cemeteries are standard references for cemetery lovers and genealogists, and have been the subject of numerous magazine, newspaper, Internet articles, and television interviews, including CBS Sunday Morning. He lives in Chico, California.

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