woodlawn cemetery

from herman melville posted in literature


woodlawn cemetery
501 east 233rd street
bronx, new york 10470

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On November 14, 1851, Moby-Dick was published for the first time in New York. The book was written by Herman Melville and was rooted in his own experiences in the US Navy and as a merchant marine in the South Seas.

Herman Melville died in 1891, and is buried in Woodlawn Cemetery.

Queequeg and his harpoon, Moby Dick