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Aug.23.2011
Art, architecture, celebrities, nature all for free in NYC? No way. Way! Critically acclaimed author Douglas Keister shows us the unlikely place you'll find it all: in New York City’s fabulous cemeteries. In Stories in Stone New York: A Field Guide to New York City Cemeteries and Their...
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Jun.12.2008
THE STORY OF LOVE While China Galland was visiting family in rural East Texas, she learned of Love Cemetery-a nearly 175-year-old African American burial ground-from the cemetery guardian, Mrs. Nuthel Britton. For forty years, Love Cemetery was inaccessible, starting with a lockout at the height of...
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Jan.11.2008
Certain symbols abound in modern Western culture that are instantly recognizable: the cross signifies Christianity, the six-pointed Star of David is revered by Jews, the golden arches frequently means it's time for lunch. Other symbols, however, require a bit of decoding-particularly those found in...