Welcome to my first running blog feature, grave-a-day. Here I’ll post noteworthy headstones and quick blurbs of the deceased.
First up is one of Allegheny Cemetery’s most famous residents: Lester C. Madden and his shark tombstone:
Located at Section 26, Lot 65 is Lester C. Madden, Korean War Veteran and lover of the 1975 cult film classic, Jaws:
Indeed, Madden loved the film so much that he turned his final resting place into what is arguably the most recognizable monument in the Allegheny cemetery.
Thanks for joining me and happy digging!