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One hates to split hairs. Especially the hairs of the dead. But a joyful discovery in my local cemetery was soon followed by an almost instant disappointment.
According to a few 19th-century published references, the remains of New York's own Philip Livingston--one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence, on July 4, 1776--were buried in Trinity…Continue
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Posted on November 7, 2011 at 7:44pm
Posted on November 7, 2011 at 7:33pm
Virtue would be 120 years old today, if she (or he?) were alive.
I was walking off a foul mood the other day through Trinity Church Cemetery—my local cemetery—when one of those curious headstone inscriptions grabbed me:
VIRTUE S. HARM
FEB. 23, 1891
Posted on February 23, 2011 at 3:51pm