Herman Melville Woodlawn Cemetery Bronx, New York - Consider the subtleness of the sea; how its most dreaded creatures glide under water, unapparent for the most part, and treacherously hidden beneath the loveliest tints of azure. Consider also the devilish brilliance and beauty of many of its most remorseless tribes, as the dainty embellished shape of many species of sharks. Consider, once more, the universal cannibalism of the sea; all whose creatures (...)—Moby Dick, Chapter 58
Woodlawn Cemetery - New York City, New York Louis Sherry In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, Louis Sherry (b. 1855 Albans, VT – d. NYC 1926) was an important restaurant owner and caterer to the rich and powerful. His early ambition was to build 'the best establishment in the world.' He started in Montreal, Canada, as a hotel helper/busboy. He soon moved to New York and worked at the Brunswick Hotel at 26th St & Fifth Avenues. He worked hard and became
BELMONT MEMORIAL CHAPEL - Forgotten New York
I’ve been asked to cover locales selected by Partners in Preservation, an organization sponsored by American Express that, in a partnership with the National Trust for Historic Preservation, awards preservation grants to…
Herman Ossian Armour (1837-1901) - Find A Grave...
Businessman. He was a co-founder of the meatpacking firm of Armour & Company. He was born the seventh of eight children whose parents were farmers and little is known of his early life. In 1865 he partnered with John Plankinton and established the New York syndicate of Armour Meats under the name Armour, Plankinton &...
A Scavenger Hunt of Woodlawn Cemetery is Taking Place on Saturday in the Bronx - Untapped New York
On Saturday, the Woodlawn Conservancy, HDC and Women of Woodlawn will host the Great Woodlawn Scavenger Hunt across five themed trails in the Bronx.
Harry Carey's Final Resting Place - Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx. No Not That One. The Silent Screen Super Star. -- New York Pictures
Harry Carey's Final Resting Place - Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx. No Not That One. The Silent Screen Super Star. -- New York Pictures -- Terry Ballard