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  • Original Name The Pilgrim
  • Birth unknown
  • Death unknown
  • Burial Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 23207

This statue marks no specific grave. Actually called "The Pilgrim," it was designed by Albin Polasek. The sculpture depicts an old woman, walking toward the Stejskal-Buchal mausoleum in Bohemian National Cemetery, Chicago. The figure's face is shaded by its hood. Tales of local legend through the years have stated that the image actually portrays "Death," and portends that anyone peering under the hood, looking at the face, will die within the year.





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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 21 Jul 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 23207
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Death (unknown–unknown), Find A Grave Memorial no. 23207, citing Bohemian National Cemetery, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .