Copp's Hill Burying Grounds, Boston, Massachusetts (1660). Photo ca. 1904.
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Building on Burial Ground
On Places, architectural historian Keith Eggener looks at American graveyards and cemeteries past and present, from Mount Auburn to Forest Lawn to contemporary LCD-enabled eulogies. Read Essay >>
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Keith Eggener is the Marion Dean Ross Distinguished Professor of Architectural History at the University of Oregon, and a contributing editor of Places. More Bio >>