The Newtown Pentacle
Tomorrow – Calvary Cemetery awaits.
– photo by Mitch Waxman
At 11 a.m. tomorrow, I’ll be narrating (humbly) a walking tour of First Calvary Cemetery… 649 more words
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Tour announcements, in today’s post.
On August 22nd, your humble narrator will be offering a walking tour of First Calvary Cemetery in LIC’s Blissville neighborhood. 348 more words
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First Calvary Cemetery, in today’s post.
It’s been a while since a post about my favorite place in Queens has been offered at this, your Newtown Pentacle. 822 more words
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Old Guy Walking
July 15th ~ We met The Mrs’ friend, Jill, at the State Fairgrounds for a walk around the Fairgrounds then over and around Lincoln Park. A sunny and pleasant morning, perfect for our shorts & t-shirts gear. 809 more words
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A simple and austere Doric mausoleum whose austerity is mitigated by a fine cross-and-palms bronze door and the fairly unusual warm honey color of the stone
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A somewhat unusual shape for a classical mausoleum. The bronze door is striking, with an Art Nouveau arrangement of cross and palms.
A Doric mausoleum with a wreath in the pediment. The rusticated stone gives the structure, which bears the date 1906, a richness of texture that contrasts well with its simplified Doric entablature.