This is the grave of Bernandine Healy. Born in 1944, Healy went to Vassar College, graduating as a chemistry major in 1965. She then went to Harvard Medical School and then onto residency at Johns Hop
This is the grave of Hassan Toufanian. I don’t know too much about Toufanian. But I was wandering a cemetery looking for someone else and boy did that grave stone look interesting. I’m cer
This is the grave of Joseph Choate. Born in Salem, Massachusetts in 1832 to a well-off and well-connected family, Choate went to Harvard, graduating in 1852 and then from Harvard Law in 1854. He was i
This is the grave of John Tyler. Born in 1790 in Charles City County, Virginia, Tyler grew up in the Virginia elite. His father had been Jefferson’s college roommate and was speaker of the House
This is the grave of Fernando Wood. Born in 1812 in Philadelphia, Wood’s Spanish first name, highly unusual for an English-American at the time, came out of a gothic novel his mother liked. His
This is the grave of George Clinton. Born in 1739 in Little Britain, New York, Clinton’s father was a farmer involved in local politics. Although just a kid, Clinton readily joined the fight in
This is the grave of Daniel Burnham. Born in 1846 in Henderson, New York to a Swedenborgian family, as a young man he failed to get into either Harvard or Yale and also failed at an initial attempt to
Underneath this fallen tree is the grave of Jonas Salk. Born in 1914 in New York City to Jewish parents, Salk at first lived a pretty normal life for that time and class. His father was born in the U.