ABOUT PAULA LEMIRE

I have a passion for local history and, in particular, historic cemeteries.  I'm a Pomeranian fanatic, terrific cook, Whovian, and Broadway musical enthusiast.  And site admin for actor Hugh Panaro since 2005.  Local blogger since 2009.



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NEW - THE ALBANY HISTORY PAGE


CURRENT PROJECTS

Articles, Essays, and Photos:

     Visiting Vale - a photo tour of Schenectady's historic Vale Cemetery

     The Old Store  - antique photos of my great-grandfather's Albany store

     Madonna della Catena - vintage photo of a statue in the former St. Anthony's Roman Catholic Church 

     The Helderberg Hermit - Bouck White and the Helderberg Castle 

    The Garden Gravestone - The mystery of a backyard headstone 

   The Old Lady of St. Mary's Park - 1932 newspaper article about the widow of a cemetery caretaker

Blogs:

     Albany (NY Photo Blog - albanynydailyphoto.blogspot.com

     The Church Grounds - albanychurchgrounds.wordpress.com

     Albany Rural Cemetery blog - albanyruralcemetery.blogspot.com

     Albany NY History blog - albanynyhistory.blogspot.com

Books: 

      These Enchanting Grounds (working title) - A history of the Albany Rural Cemetery (in progress)

     A Something of Nobleness - The Story of Bouck White and the Helderberg Castle  (in progress)

Sites: 

      Site for Broadway actor Hugh Panaro  - hugh-panaro.net


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