Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, May 17-21, 2013
Part 2 - Allegheny Cemetery in Pittsburgh

Allegheny Cemetery, in Pittsburgh, PA.

Butler Street Entrance (1870, 1926).

Penn Avenue entrance (1887-89).

Receiving Vault (1905-06).

Grand Army of the Republic plot, for Civil War veterans.

It has 298 Union (GAR) and five Confederate veterans.

Two American flags fly over this plot. One of them is an older design. It appears to have four rows of stars, 7/6/6/7, for a total of 26. That flag design was in effect from 1837 to 1845.

The grave of Stephen Foster, known as "the father of American music".

The tomb of Lillian Russell, American actress and singer.

A monument with tree symbolism.

Detail on a monument marked "Jones", probably Benjamin Franklin Jones, pioneer of the iron and steel industry in Pittsburgh.

Egyptian style tomb of Emil Winter, industrialist in metals.

Detail of the door of the Winter tomb.

Stained glass window in the back of the Winter tomb, visible through the front door.

Detail of one of the columns on the Winter tomb.

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Last updated May 24, 2013