Stories in Stone: New York - Doug Keister

Stories in Stone: New York

By Doug Keister

  • Release Date: 2011-10-01
  • Genre: Photography

Description

Discover history and beauty in the graveyards of Gotham: “Keister has done for cemetery exploration what Audubon did for birding.”—Sunset Magazine
 
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.
 
This fact-filled guide covers Green-Wood (part of “The Big Four”), churchyards & resting places in both Manhattan and the outer boroughs, and even the pet cemetery in Hartsdale. This unique take on New York’s landmarks is a collection of fascinating stories and images, including information on cemetery symbols, funerary architecture, secret societies and clubs, people, and even their dogs.

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