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A Tree of Life carving

Lakeview Cemetery Part II: Elegant memorials to an eccentric past

 Share   Part II: The travels of Nora Johns Hill          In The Pioneers of Lakeview, Robert Ferguson details one such cemetery relocation story, proving that just because you’re dead and buried, doesn’t mean you won’t be moving.               Nora Johns Hill may have been the first recorded death of a white American in Seattle, […]

The Denny family plot

Lakeview Cemetery Part I: Elegant memorials to an eccentric past

Share        The treats        Scattered throughout the immaculate grounds of Lakeview Cemetery, classic Victorian sculptures pay homage to Seattle’s pioneer fortitude and frontier savvy. Most of Seattle’s founding families (Denny, Renton, Mercer, Boren, Yesler, and others) are buried in the western hill section, offering a ‘one-stop shopping’ approach for local history buffs.             The stylish […]