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Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia, 1860, zoomable map
Laurel Hill Cemetery, in the neighborhood of Fairmount, is one of the most beautiful places of the kind in the country. The naturally-diversified surface of the ground, including about 20 acres, the trees, shrubs, foliage, and fragrant flowers with which it is adorned, and the costly and finely-sculptured monuments with which it is interspersed, render this a retreat at once of pleasing and of solemn interest. (Gazetteer of the United States of America, 1854)

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