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This is the grave of Albert Bierstadt. Born in Solingen, Germany in 1830, in 1831, Bierstadt’s family immigrated to New Bedford, Massachusetts. He was a talent artist from the time he was young. In 1853, he returned to Germany to study with leading artists there. He was particularly interested in large landscape paintings, particularly those […]
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This is the grave of Maury Maverick. Born in 1895 in San Antonio, Maverick grew up in a well-off San Antonio family with deep Texas roots. In fact, the term “maverick,” i.e. “John McCain was never a maverick despite decades of fawning media coverage looking for a Republican daddy to tell them what to do,” […]
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This is the grave of Mary Elizabeth Garrett. Born into an elite Baltimore family in 1854, Garrett grew up in wealth. Her father was president of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad and good friend of Abraham Lincoln, they lived in a big mansion, etc. She was also ambitious. Even as a girl, she was uninterested […]
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This is the grave of Harriet Beecher Stowe. Born in 1811 in Litchfield, Connecticut to one of the most important families in early American history–her father was the minister Lyman Beecher–she grew up in the intellectual ferment of the early 19th century. She was highly educated and moved with her father to Cincinnati in 1832 […]
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