This gothic cemetery in Pittsburgh will delight your hidden taphophile!
I’d read that Altoona’s Fairview Cemetery offers beautiful views of the small city of Altoona. But the same reviews noted the cemetery was also very neglected. Both are true, at least as of my visit. I’d arrived early in Altoona for a trip with other travel writers to explore its historic sites and tourist attractions. […]
No visit to Gettysburg National Military Park is complete without also visiting the Gettysburg National Cemetery. The cemetery came into being in 1863, after the famous Battle of Gettysburg. Just as famously, President Abraham Lincoln gave his Gettysburg Address here, at the cemetery’s dedication ceremony, just a few months after the battle. Attracting thousands of […]
We went to Fort Hill Cemetery to pay our respects — and get the closest we’ll ever get — to freedom fighter and American hero Harriet Tubman. We’d visited her home, which is under restoration and renovation, earlier that day. And the day before, we’d toured William Seward’s house, her friend and former U.S. Secretary […]
Some say it’s haunted, but this is the cemetery to visit if you’re interested in contemplating the mysteries of the hereafter and the peace of God that passes all understanding… or simply if you’d like to see some interesting tombstones and mausoleums!