• Famous Final Resting Places and Graves

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    Famous grave sites from around the world: artists, movie stars, sports legends, musicians, war heroes, Founding Fathers, writers and one king of France. All photos by me. Music: Blues For Elise by Wolf Hoffmann. Grave locations listed below:

    Ben Franklin - Philadelphia, Pa.

    John Hancock
    Paul Revere
    & Samuel Adams - Boston, MA

    Alexander Hamilton - Manhattan, NYC

    Lafayette - Paris, France

    Revolutionary Soldier - Sleepy Hollow, NY

    US WWII Soldiers/D-Day - Omaha Beach, France

    Michaelangelo, Florence, Italy

    Vincent van Gogh - Auvers-sur-Oise, France

    Houdini - Queens, NY

    Babe Ruth,
    Lou Gehrig,
    James Cagney - Westchester, NY

    Serge Gainsbourg - Paris, France

    Scott Joplin - Queens, NY

    Jim Morrison - Paris, France

    Louis Armstrong - Queens, NY

    Washington Irving
    Headless Horseman
    (the real) Katrina van Tassel - Sleepy Hollow, NY

    Balzac - Paris, France

    Machiavelli - Florence, Italy

    Oscar Wilde - Paris, France

    King Louis XVI - Saint Denis, France Show less
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