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Henry Edwards Huntington
Birth: Feb. 27, 1850
Oneonta
Otsego County
New York, USA
Death: May 23, 1927
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA

Railroad tycoon and noted collector of art and rare books. The Mausoleum of Henry Huntington and his wife Arabella is considered to be the model for the Jefferson Memorial in Washington, D.C. John Russell Pope designed the Mausoleum before he won the commission that made him famous. Henry intended the Mausoleum to be a Greek temple, erected on the spot Arabella chose for her gravesite. The Mausoleum is made of Colorado Yule marble, and its circular peristyle has four bas-relief sculptures with literary quotes alluding to the four seasons. Surrounded by orange groves, the Mausoleum was completed in 1929, two years after Henry's death and five years after Arabella died. 
 
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  Arabella Duval Yarrington Huntington (1850 - 1924)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
shared monument:

HENRY EDWARDS HUNTINGTON
BORN AT ONEONTA NY FEBRUARY TWENTY SEVENTH EIGHTEEN
HUNDRED AND FIFTY DIED AT PHILADELPHIA PENNSYLVANIA
MAY TWENTY THIRD NINETEEN HUNDRED AND TWENTY SEVEN
AND ARABELLA DUVAL HUNTINGTON HIS WIFE
BORN AT UNION SPRINGS ALABAMA JUNE FIRST EIGHTEEN
HUNDRED AND FIFTY DIED AT NEW YORK NY SEPTEMBER
SIXTEENTH NINETEEN HUNDRED AND TWENTY FOUR
 
Burial:
Huntington Library and Botanical Gardens
San Marino
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Secluded, 3/4 mile walk from the main entrance
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Aug 11, 1999
Find A Grave Memorial# 6084
Henry Edwards Huntington
Added by: A.J. Marik
 
Henry Edwards Huntington
Added by: A.J. Marik
 
Henry Edwards Huntington
Added by: A.J. Marik
 
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