Children Of The Nile

Photo by Michael Kleen

Egyptian-Revival mausoleum for John Henderson Core (1838-1910) and his wife, Martha Anne Tarrant Core (1829-1902) in Elmwood Cemetery, 238 E. Princess Anne Road in Norfolk, Virginia.

John Henderson Core (1838-1910)

John H. Core served in Mosby’s Rangers, Co. D, 43rd BN during the Civil War and founded an import company when he came home.

John Henderson Core (1838-1910)

His wife and he had no children with which to share this magnificent mausoleum, built at a cost of $100,000.

Author: Michael Kleen

Michael Kleen is an author, raconteur, and occasional traveler. He has a M.A. in History and M.S. in Education. He enjoys studying military history, folklore, and philosophy.

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