At the grave of one of my literary idols. The closing words to “The Great Gatsby” are etched into the slab in front of his monument. — at St Mary’s Church.
I took tour guide extraordinaire Marge Raymond’s trolley tour at Green-Wood Cemetery today. After the tour, Ruth Edebohls, another of Green-Wood’s tour guides, joined us, and we went exploring. Despite having written a book about the place, Marge and Ruth showed me several sites I had never seen before. Green-Wood never ceases to amazeContinue reading “My Cemetery Travels”