JEWISH GRACELAND CEMETERY, PART 1 (NORTH SIDE) – CHICAGO, IL

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 // Comments Off on JEWISH GRACELAND CEMETERY, PART 1 (NORTH SIDE) – CHICAGO, IL

Adjacent to Wunder’s Cemetery, separated by a fence, is a combination of what is known as Jewish Graceland Cemetery and the Hebrew Benevolent Society Cemetery, founded in 1851. Originally 4 different cemeteries, there are no fences or markers between any of the sections. Currently the far north side and the far south side (gates 1 […]

WUNDER’S CEMETERY – CHICAGO, IL

Thursday, October 9, 2014 // Comments Off on WUNDER’S CEMETERY – CHICAGO, IL

Cemeteries are one of my favorite places to visit. I’m fascinated by the ornate headstones, inscriptions, monuments, etc. I especially enjoy the much older cemeteries, not just for aesthetic purposes, but I find it relaxing to hang out for a while and contemplate life and remember the people who aren’t around anymore and might not […]

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