Dunlap Monument, Allegheny Cemetery

This marble monument has eroded badly, and old Pa Pitt was not able to read any of the original inscriptions (more were added later) except the unusual and very fine script “Dunlap.” A marble statue has lost its head and most of its other characteristics, and the inscriptions on the open book have been utterly obliterated. Nevertheless, the form of the monument  is still striking and artistic. If Father Pitt had to hazard a guess, he would date it to the 1860s.

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