I have been a lifelong cemetery tourist, seeking out grand historic resting places, as well as obscure little graveyards, in which to wander. In 2012, I took this curious avocation to its next logical step, becoming a certified volunteer tour guide at Laurel Hill Cemetery, a National Historic Landmark in the East Falls neighborhood of Philadelphia. 1,086 more words
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The historic Fort Stevens Post Cemetery includes some of the oldest surviving gravestones in the county.
Established in May 1868 – Private August Stahlberger, member of Battery “C,” 2nd US Artillery was the burial at the cemetery. 322 more words