Thursday, July 07, 2016

Did You Know General Grant Visited Jerusalem?

In January 1878.

And the State Department report:

An account of his world trip.

And this:

...the German Colony...was developed by the German Templars in the 1870s. There are two cemeteries in the neighborhood, a Templer cemetery on Emek Refaim Street, and next to it an eclectic Christian cemetery where lie[s] Ulysses S. Grant's Jerusalem tour guide Rolla Floyd 

On Mr. Floyd's grave and his activities.


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