Woodlawn Cemetery

OK So it's a cemetery, a little creepy Tour Guide. What is so great about a bunch of dead people?? Wait until you see the rolling hills, the beautiful sculptures, and memorials made by the most accomplished artists and architects. It was established in 1863, and is over 400 acres. It is the final resting place for 300,000 people, including Irving Berlin, famous composer and lyricist, Miles Davis and Duke Ellington, two of the greatest musicians of the 20th century, urban planner Robert Moses, Fiorello La Guardia, NYC mayor from 1934 to 1945. It is worth the trip, trust me!! It is next to the Van Cortlandt Park, to the east of it. Plan a day trip to the Bronx, and if cemeteries aren't your "thing", then the park is right next door. Rather than post a picture of the cemetery with the regular gravestones, I found this beautiful sculpture:

Thanks for looking,

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