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OLD TOWN CEMETERY


Captain Henry "Bully" Robinson (d. 1853)

Henry Robinson was a shipping magnate in the early 19th century. His extraordinary mausoleum is a unique Egyptian-revival monument — the only known example consisting of a pyramid erected atop a mastaba. Because of its ambition and originality, the tomb may have been designed by Alexander Jackson Davis, architect of the Dutch Reformed Church.

 

Did you know?
Captain Robinson was the first to bring goldfish to America.


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