As a follow up to the previous post on Jewish Graceland Cemetery, the following photos are of the southern section. Once again, this area is neglected and overgrown, though there are actual pathways to follow here and it was much easier to walk through than the north section. This part ended up being my favorite […]

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

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 […]

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

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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