MCMXI - Osborn Mausoleum - Galena, Illinois
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions
N 42° 25.007 W 090° 26.798
15T E 710084 N 4699211
Quick Description: This Greek Revival temple style mausoleum is located near the far western portion of Greenwood Cemetery - US20 and Gear Street in Galena, Illinois.
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 6/2/2019 7:16:18 PM
Waymark Code: WM10NKA
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
Views: 2

Long Description:
I found no information on Henry Warren Osborn other than birth and death dates on Find A Grave - (visit link) -
"BIRTH 7 Jan 1853
Lynn, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA
DEATH 2 Feb 1927 (aged 74)
San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, USA"

or for Antionette Heron Osborne - (visit link) -
"BIRTH Jun 1848
Galena, Jo Daviess County, Illinois, USA
DEATH 1 Jun 1914 (aged 65–66)
Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA"

The mausoleum is a Greek Revival temple with 4 Doric columns supporting the pediment. There are five courses of granite blocks that make up the walls. The entryway is a pair of bronze doors with glass and bronze filigree work. Above the doors is an entablature that reads "OSBORNE". The base of the pediment has another entablature that reads: "MCMXI"
Year of construction: 1911

Full inscription:
MCMXI


Cross-listed waymark: Not listed

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