Songwriter Stephen Foster is buried at the Allegheny Cemetery outside Pittsburgh

Stephen Collins Foster, perhaps America's most famous popular song writer at the time, had died the week before in New York City's Bellevue Hospital. His remains were transported by rail to Pennsylvania where his funeral service was held in the Trinity Episcopal Church, where he had been baptized, before his interment at the Allegheny Cemetery in the Pittsburgh suburb of Lawrenceville.  (By John Osborne)  
Source Citation
Ken Emerson, Doo-dah!: Stephen Foster and the Rise of American Popular Culture (New York: Simon & Schuster, 1997), 301-302. 
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