Philadelphia Graveyards and Cemeteries
By Thomas H. Keels
From Arcadia Publishing’s Images of America Series. Philadelphia Graveyards and Cemeteries is the first pictorial history of the city's burial sites, traces the story of these silent cities of the dead from Philadelphia's founding until the present. It includes chapters on Colonial and Federal graveyards; Laurel Hill Cemetery; the Woodlands; other Victorian cemeteries; neighborhood graveyards; African-American burial sites; Catholic and Jewish cemeteries; the trappings of death; and vanished cemeteries. Included is over 200 photographs, many of them rarely seen, from private collections and from Philadelphia's major museums and historical collections.
Softcover, 128 pages, black and white photos.