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Grave of James Whitcomb Riley at Crown Hill Cemetery. Highest point in the city.    http://www.therestorationmovement.com/images2/crownhill07.jpg

Grave of James Whitcomb Riley at Crown Hill Cemetery. Highest point in the city. http://www.therestorationmovement.com/images2/crownhill07.jpg

Set foot into the James Whitcomb Riley Museum Home and step back to the beginning of the 20th century—just as the great Hoosier poet James Whitcomb Riley experienced it for 23 years of his fascinating life.

Set foot into the James Whitcomb Riley Museum Home and step back to the beginning of the 20th century—just as the great Hoosier poet James Whitcomb Riley experienced it for 23 years of his fascinating life.

Crown Hill Cemetery, founded in 1863, is the fourth largest cemetery in America. The history of Indiana and the United States is reflected in its monuments. President Benjamin Harrison, Vice-Presidents Charles Fairbanks, Thomas Hendricks, and Thomas Marshall,  author Booth Tarkington and poet James Whitcomb Riley are among the many political, commercial, and literary leaders buried within its bounds. Crown Hill is the only cemetery in the state listed on the National Register of Historic…

Crown Hill Cemetery, founded in 1863, is the fourth largest cemetery in America. The history of Indiana and the United States is reflected in its monuments. President Benjamin Harrison, Vice-Presidents Charles Fairbanks, Thomas Hendricks, and Thomas Marshall, author Booth Tarkington and poet James Whitcomb Riley are among the many political, commercial, and literary leaders buried within its bounds. Crown Hill is the only cemetery in the state listed on the National Register of Historic…

James Whitcomb Riley Grave, Taken October 27, 2010 by Andrea Connell

James Whitcomb Riley Grave, Taken October 27, 2010 by Andrea Connell

The Graveyard Rabbit of the California Central Coast: Hopping through cemeteries of Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, and Ventura Counties

The Graveyard Rabbit of the California Central Coast: Hopping through cemeteries of Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, and Ventura Counties

The Hornitos cemetery where a young girl's ghost is said to wander. Mariposa County, California

The Hornitos cemetery where a young girl's ghost is said to wander. Mariposa County, California

Lanier Mansion in Madison, IN.  In 1817, his family moved to Madison, then one of the most important towns in the new state of Indiana, and there his father opened a dry goods store.   His successes as a financier would eventually enable him to loan the state of Indiana large sums of money so that the state could equip its troops during the Civil War.   Lanier died in New York City on the 27th of August 1881.   Duggan Library has 1st edition of "Sketch of the Life of J.F.D. Lanier."

Lanier Mansion in Madison, IN. In 1817, his family moved to Madison, then one of the most important towns in the new state of Indiana, and there his father opened a dry goods store. His successes as a financier would eventually enable him to loan the state of Indiana large sums of money so that the state could equip its troops during the Civil War. Lanier died in New York City on the 27th of August 1881. Duggan Library has 1st edition of "Sketch of the Life of J.F.D. Lanier."

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