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Harleigh Cemetery, Camden


  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Site


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Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1890/00/00 Walt Whitman Architect Whitman's sepulcher is built to his design on land gifted by the Harleigh Cemetery Association. The $4,000 "plain massive stone temple" with an iron gate was inspired by "Death's Door", an etching by William Blake.
1892/03/30 Walt Whitman In Memoriam Walt Whitman is laid to rest at Harleigh Cemetery in a tomb of his own design. Death of Walt Whitman
1901/12/20 George Washington Whitman In Memoriam George Washington Whitman dies in Burlington, New Jersey. He is buried in Harleigh Cemetery in Camden, New Jersey.

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Particulars for Harleigh Cemetery, Camden:
Historic Use Cemetery
Category for Historic Use Funerary
Sight Category Site




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