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Great Graves of Upstate New York!: The Upstate New York Final Resting Places of 70 True American Legends
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Great Graves of Upstate New York!: The Upstate New York Final Resting Places of 70 True American Legends

by Chuck D'Imperio
 
The hundreds of rural cemeteries in Upstate New York are the bucolic final resting places of a surprising number of legendary Americans. Author Chuck D'Imperio has spent more than five years and traveled thousands of miles around this beautiful and historic region in search of the graves of the famous (and infamous!). Great Graves of Upstate New York! is a

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The hundreds of rural cemeteries in Upstate New York are the bucolic final resting places of a surprising number of legendary Americans. Author Chuck D'Imperio has spent more than five years and traveled thousands of miles around this beautiful and historic region in search of the graves of the famous (and infamous!). Great Graves of Upstate New York! is a fascinating, fact-filled, guide to the regional gravesites of a wide spectrum of recognizable names from the near and distant past. And all in Upstate New York! And the list is nothing short of incredible: singer Kate Smith, "The God Bless America Girl"; Mafia figure Joe "the Barber" Barbara; John Burroughs, "The Father of the American Conservation Movement"; Annie Edson Taylor, "Niagara''s REAL Maid of the Mist"; Dr. Mary Walker, America's first and only female Congressional Medal of Honor winner; Jennie Grossinger, "The Catskill''s Innkeeper"; Virginia O. Douglas, "Yes, Virginia! There is a Santa Claus"; Tim Murphy, "The Savior of Schoharie"; Sam Patch, "The Yankee Leaper"; Matthew Vassar, "The Brewer Philanthropist"; Lucille Ball, "The Queen of Comedy"; Ann Trow Lohman, "The Wickedest Woman in New York"; Ernie Davis, "The Pride of the Syracuse Orangemen"; and many more, including four U.S. Presidents, one Kentucky Derby winning horse and the most famous one-legged tap-dancer in the world!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781420896763
Publisher:
Authorhouse
Publication date:
01/28/2006
Pages:
211
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

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