Gardens of stone the cemeteries of new york city from colonial times to the present fonthill media 2299 by alexandra kathryn mosca offers a historical excursion with stops at grave sites that include louis armstrongs and harry houdinis. From the 17th century when the dutch created a cemetery near present day wall street new york city has been home to some of the nations most intriguing and famous burial grounds from the pocket sized jewish burial ground of shearith israel to the hundreds of acres making up the majesty of green wood and woodlawn cemeteries gardens of stone . See more gardens of stone the cemeteries of new york email to friends share on facebook opens in a new window or tab share on twitter opens in a new window or tab share on pinterest opens in a new window or tab. They are found in tiny parcels of land squeezed among manhattan buildings and in large rolling tracts of land in brooklyn queens and the bronx new york citys cemeteries carry on the ancient tradition of memorializing the dead with monuments from plain gray markers to imposing crypts whatever . Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for gardens of stone the cemeteries of new york city from colonial times to the present america through time at amazoncom read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users
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