Sunday, December 14, 2014

Red Pole

          Trinity Episcopal Cathedral In Winter, Pittsburgh, Christmas 2012

This is Pittsburgh's oldest unreconstructed landmark, standing as it always has in the heart of downtown.  At one time it's cemetery was the resting place of over four thousand individuals, but now just has a smattering of a few prominent early settlers and natives, including Red Pole, chief of the local Shawnee.
Here is his head stone:

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