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Cities of Silence: A Guide to Mobile's Historic Cemeteries
Cities of Silence is a richly illustrated, evocative study of five of Mobile's historic burial grounds: Magnolia Cemetery. Church Street Graveyard, Old Catholic, Sha'arai Shomayim, and Ahavas Chesed cemeteries. Through the use of historic photographs and maps as well as more than 70 contemporary black-and-white images by photographer Sheila Hagler, John Sledge thoroughly e ...more
Hardcover, 128 pages
Published December 17th 2001 by University Alabama Press
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Being born, raised, and schooled close to all of these cemetaries and being the great-granddaughter of a woman who rather enjoy cemeteries, I spent my formative years making tours of these areas without knowing their histories. Mr. Sledge's book took care of that completely.