June 7, 2014 (Saturday)
“Walking Tour: HOMEWOOD CEMETERY”
Fabulous Success !!
Date: Saturday, June 7, 2014
from Homewood cemetery website:
“Almost 135 years ago, part of the same virgin forest that is now Frick Park was purchased for an equally special purpose: as The Homewood Cemetery….. The Cemetery Association purchased 178 acres of land with the intent of implementing a Lawn Park style Cemetery. At the time of the Cemetery’s foundation, the East End was already home to some of Pittsburgh’s most wealthy and influential families–as well as the many people who worked for these families. …. The Homewood Cemetery is currently undertaking a major restoration effort to maintain the Lawn Park intention of the cemetery’s design.”