Tag Archives: St. Paul’s Churchyard

Cemetery of the Week #75: St. Paul’s Chapel churchyard

Saint Paul’s Protestant Episcopal Churchyard and Vaults 209 Broadway New York, New York 10007 Telephone: (212) 233-4164 Founded: 1766 Size: a small city block Number of interments: approximately 1000 Open: Monday to Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday 10 … Continue reading

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A Good Guide to the Cemeteries of New York

Permanent New Yorkers: A Biographical Guide to the Cemeteries of New York by Judi Culbertson My rating: 4 of 5 stars This was the second of Culbertson and Randall’s “Permanent” series, exploring the permanent residents of Paris, California, Italy, and … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Near and Far

The challenge for this week is to show perspective.  I like this photo because it captures both proximity and distance, but also spans time from the colonial graveyard to 21st-century Manhattan outside the cemetery gates. I took this photo on … Continue reading

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A Guide to New York City Cemeteries

The Graveyard Shift: A Family Historian’s Guide to New York City Cemeteries by Carolee Inskeep My rating: 4 of 5 stars In its history, New York City has dug up and covered over dozens of burial grounds. Carolee Inskeep tracked … Continue reading

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Lower Manhattan, April 2002

This is mirrored from my Red Room blog: After Mason and I crossed Broadway, we stumbled upon a memorial to the firefighters lost when the World Trade Center collapsed.  Bright chains of origami cranes decorated the fence around an old … Continue reading

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