Drexel has a handsome neoclassical pile in The Woodlands.
A patent medicine king with, shall we say, an interesting history, buried in West Laurel Hill.
Even gilded-age figures of grief have picked up bad habits recently!
There are some wonderful monuments that feature a symbolic empty chair.
Instead of a freestanding column or obelisk the Sullivans chose a Gothicized pillar with eternal flame grave markers.
A fine mausoleum reviving the Gothic English country church in Philadelphia with some comparative examples.
Fun editing a surrealistic image of a tree in Ivy Hill Cermetery.
Sir Walter Scott in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania? Well, why not?
Outstanding and informative private monuments erected for two Union Civil War veterans.
A photo essay on the stages of decay of funerary landscape architecture.
The Kates monument in Laurel Hill gets us to the name of the quarry that contracted several works discussed here.
A wondrous trompe l’oeil effect created by the landscape architect of the Conarroe plot in Laurel Hill.