Woodlawn Cemetery - Bronx, NY - Isador & Ida Straus Tomb - This tomb holds the remains of Isador (also 'Isidor') and Ida Straus, who perished together on the Titanic in 1912. Isador and his brothers turned Macy's into the largest department store in the world. In addition he was a partner in A & S Straus, the Brooklyn department store, and served as a member of Congress from 1893-95. He was socially active and a prominent philanthropist. Isador and Ida were married 41 years when they embarked..
Joan of Arc Statue - Gloucester, MA. -- Riverside Drive, New York City, New York - In New York, a prominent group of citizens formed a Joan of Arc monument committee in 1909. Their efforts coincided with those of a young sculptor, Anna Hyatt Huntington, to create a sculpture of Joan. Her first version, in which Huntington emphasized 'the spiritual rather than the warlike point of view,' was submitted to the prestigious Salon in Paris. Huntington's work received an honorable mention from ........
Riverside Drive - New York City, New York Fireman's Memorial - Right Reverend Henry C. Potter The Fireman's Memorial, at 100th Street and Riverside Drive, has been here since Sept. 5, 1913. It was originally intended for the north end of Union Square Park. The monument was designed by Harold Van Buren Magonigle and the sculptures are by Attilio Piccirilli of the Piccirilli Brothers studio. Both men worked on the Maine Monument in Central Park.