| Author Chuck
D'Imperio's fascinating new book, "Great Graves of Upstate New York" is an
exciting travelogue, a comprehensive reference work, and a fun and fact filled trivia book
focusing on the lives (and deaths) of 70 great American legends.
Chuck has visited all 70 gravesites across Upstate New York and
has documented the final resting places of an astonishing array of famous (and infamous)
From Syracuse to Albany; Buffalo to Utica; and Lake
Placid to Cooperstown you will be amazed at who lies eternally in the Upstate region of
the Empire State: Kate Smith, Susan B. Anthony, John Brown , Rod
Serling, John Burroughs, Lucille Ball, Grandma Moses, Ezra
Cornell, Emily Post, Frederick Douglass, Andrew Carnegie, B.
F. Goodrich, Wells and Fargo, Harriet Tubman, plus
murder victims, mafia leaders, 4 U.S. presidents, 3 Saints, one Kentucky Derby winner and
the most famous one-legged tap dancer in the world!
70 in all... from the real Maid of the Mist
to the real Uncle Sam and from the "Wickedest Woman in New York", to
"America's First Lady of the Theater" this book is a must read for history
buffs, New York lovers and students of the "out of the ordinary"!
With more than 200 pages of photographs, gravesite
directions, biographical data and landmark information, this is a most unique read!
Think you know Upstate New York? Think you have been
almost everywhere between the Tappan Zee Bridge and the Canadian border,or, say from
Niagara Falls to the Capitol Region? Or from the Catskills to the Adirondacks to the
Finger Lakes and back?
Well, think again... and travel down the ancient and
beautiful footpaths of history with popular author Chuck D'Imperio and "Great
Graves of Upstate New York"!