Graves of Upstate New York: 100 Notable Resting Places

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graves of upstate nyThe second edition of Chuck D’Imperio’s 2006 guide to unusual upstate graves has been published as Graves of Upstate New York: A Guide to 100 Notable Resting Places, Second Edition (Syracuse University Press, 2018).

The book looks at the lives (and deaths) of 100 legendary Americans laid to rest in Upstate New York.

Graves of Upstate New York visits an array of famous New York grave sites, from Mark Twain, Harriet Tubman, and James Fenimore Cooper to Helen Hayes, Lucille Ball, four US presidents, a Kentucky Derby–winning horse, and a world-famous one-legged tap dancer.

D’Imperio provides short biographies, photographs and information about the cemetery.

Chuck D’Imperio is the author of several books about Upstate New York. His most recent titles include Unknown Museums of Upstate New York: A Guide to 50 Treasures and A Taste of Upstate New York: The People and Stories behind 40 Food Favorites.

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