Homewood Cemetery

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Homewood Cemetery is a historic, nonsectarian burial ground in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States. It is located in Point Breeze and is bordered by Frick Park, the neighborhood of Squirrel Hill, and the smaller Smithfield Cemetery.[1]

Schoonmaker monument (Jakob Otto Schweizer, sculptor)

It was established in 1878 from William Wilkins' 650-acre (2.6 km2) estate, Homewood.[2]

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  1. ^ http://www.city.pittsburgh.pa.us/cp/maps/point_breeze.html
  2. ^ Toker, Franklin. Pittsburgh: An Urban Portrait. University Park, Pa.: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1986, p. 221.
  3. ^ Skrabec, Quentin R. H.J. Heinz: A Biography. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland & Co., 2009, p. 205.
  4. ^ Dodge, Andrew R. Biographical Directory of the United States Congress: 1774-2005. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2005, p. 1232.
  5. ^ "Ernest T. Weir Dies At 81." Wall Street Journal. June 27, 1957.
  6. ^ Alzo, Lisa A. Pittsburgh's Immigrants. Charleston, S.C.: Arcadia Pub., 2006, p. 48.
  7. ^ Jackson, Kenneth T.; Markoe, Karen; and Markoe, Arnie. The Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives. Detroit: Gale, 1998, p. 180.
  8. ^ Forr, James and Proctor, David. Pie Traynor: A Baseball Biography. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland & Co., 2010, p. 8.

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Coordinates: 40°26′28″N 79°54′32″W / 40.441°N 79.909°W / 40.441; -79.909