Woodland Cemetery (Hardcover)

Woodland Cemetery (Hardcover)

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Brand:
Michelle A Day; Gail Chambers; Woodland Cemetery Foundation
Manufacturer:
Arcadia Publishing (SC)
Woodland Cemetery, the second-oldest cemetery in Cleveland, was named after a romantic description of an unseen Cleveland that was part of a popular 1803 pastoral poem, The Pleasures of Hope, by Scottish poet Thomas Campbell. Its 60 acres provide a primer on American cemetery design, from the"rural cemetery" intricacies of the 1850s to the more rambling style of the late 19th century to the rectangular 20th-century grid. Its mausoleums are designed in Classical, Victorian, Egyptian, and Richardson rustic styles. These varied structures--along with angels, obelisks, and military memorials--are symbolic of the residents resting within the gates.Woodland Cemetery (Hardcover)
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