For Those Who've Never Visited Uptown's Greenwood Cemetery, An Amazing Tour
This silent city of the dead is truly a beautiful location and, although it is small for so large a city as Dallas, it can be made as beautiful a cemetery as can be found in all the land. Young forest trees and cedars abound, which, if trimmed up properly and with nice shelled walks and drives winding among them, would make it a lovely spot for the repose of the dead.
Many of Dallas's long-ago leaders are buried there, among them several mayors -- including Benjamin Long, "killed in a saloon when two men and a woman attempted to leave the beer hall without paying." Here you'll find a photo gallery, which doesn't pack quite the same wallop as a haunting, perfectly executed feature narrated by Tombstone actor Grant James.
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