Monday, December 1, 2008

Cemetery Tourism

So it appears that I'm definitely not crazy to spend time thinking of modern cemeteries, especially as tourist destinations. Sunday's New York Times featured an article about visiting the various interesting cemetaries located in the Borroughs of NYC. The article points out some of the big names burried there: Miles Davis, Lewis Comfort Tiffany, James Cash Penney, and Duke Ellington are some of the names mentioned. I think, all-in-all the two cemetaries I mentioned in my earlier post have a more impressive group of people interned. Even though we don't get sweeping Manhattan views they are certainly worth exploring.

If you've done everything there is to do in NY (or at least feel like you have) then the article should be of interest as it highlights some nice side-trips. Check it out:

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