Pilgrimage to the Grave of Lola Montez


I meant to do this two weeks ago on her birthday but it was raining that day so we made the pilgramage today and are posting it for Women’s History Month. If you want to find out who Eliza Gilbert a.k.a Lola Montez was , you can read my full post about her here. She’s buried in Green-wood Cemetary which is not far from our house, so the Dutchess and I trekked over and paid our respects. A modest monument for one who enjoyed such fame in her lifetime and was, after all, a Countess. But an excellent way to spend a grey day like today!

To find out more about the history of vaudeville, please consult my critically acclaimed book No Applause, Just Throw Money: The Book That Made Vaudeville Famous, available at Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and many other fine establishments.


Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.