Jennie and Dianne are joined by special guest Jeff Levy to learn the mysterious story behind a unique, exotic and mysterious headstone located in Denver, Colorado's Fairmount Cemetery. We learn that not everything carved in stone is as it seems in this ordinary, extraordinary cemetery.
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For more information on the Colorado Chapter for the Association for Gravestone Studies contact Jeff Levy at email@example.com or visit their Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/ColoradoAGSChapter/
Grave of Miss Princess Nucassee Maeeoniii Jahan Sun Bow Wootton (all images provided by Jeff Levy)
Deeds of plot ownership
Vintage postcard of Manhattan Beach Amusement Park once located in Denver, Colorado.
Headstone of little George Eaton who was accidentally crushed to death by the elephant named Roger at Manhattan Beach.
Jeff Levy grew up on Long Island, New York. He has an AB from Bard College and an MD from Tuft University School of Medicine. Before going to medical school he was a Fulbright Scholar in Marine Biology and Oceanography in Lima, Perú. His post doctoral training was in Diagnostic and Nuclear Radiology at the New England Medical Center, Boston, MA. He practiced at Rose Medical Center in Denver. Jeff is married to Della Gilson-Levy; they have three children and two grandchildren. He is now retired which gives him the time to spend on his hobby of in depth research into the history of the common man and his relationship to the larger society, so-called “micro history.”