Vandergrift Column, Allegheny Cemetery


A monument to Jacob Jay Vandergrift, riverboat captain, pioneering oil magnate, and eponymous founder of Vandergrift, Pennsylvania. There are an awful lot of eponymous people in the Allegheny Cemetery. The column was supposedly designed by Alden & Harlow.

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