Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Andrew McClennen -Brooklyn Politician



The bust of  well-to-do Kings County politician, Andrew McClennen, marks in grave in Brooklyn's Holy Cross Cemetery. McClennen stipulated in his will that if his children left no heirs, "I give his or her share to the incorporated Roman Catholic hospitals and orphan asylums of the city of Brooklyn." 

I've long admired the work of journalist Lisa Colangelo, so I was thrilled  to give her a tour of these two fabulous cemeteries. E...