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This is the grave of Harriet Cany Peale. Born in 1799 or 1800 in Philadelphia, Harriet Cany grew up fairly well off. She married and then her husband died. So she started studying painting with Rembrandt Peale. He was a famous painter and she became pretty successful with her work. In 1840, she married her […]
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This is the grave of George Catlin. Born in 1796 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, Catlin grew up obsessed with the indigenous peoples who his ancestors had recently driven out of the region. His mother had briefly been captured by a tribe during one of the wars and he was fascinated by this. As a child, while […]
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