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This is the grave of Gifford Pinchot. Like most Progressives, Gifford Pinchot’s legacy is deeply complicated. The nation’s first major forester, a process begun with his father felt terrible for all the damage he had caused to the American landscape, Pinchot fought to place some level of regulation over the nation’s forests. This was necessary […]
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I was driving through northwestern Connecticut yesterday. It was utterly lovely, with the leaves changing. An ideal bucolic American landscape. Among the nice places I drove through was the town of Sharon, near the New York border. But as I drove through, a horrible smell arose from the bowels of the Earth. Was this awful […]

Running in Cemeteries

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On August 31, 2014
I find cemeteries pretty fascinating places for a number of reasons. First, I have a bit of a weird hobby of visiting the graves of random famous people from American history that interest me in some way. You can only imagine how much my wife loves random stops at cemeteries. I am going to start […]

Henry Clay Frick

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On August 23, 2013

I was in Pittsburgh for like 3 hours yesterday. What to do in the Steel City? I know, visit the grave of American supervillain Henry Clay Frick! This was a bit subtle for my taste in graves containing

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