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Ellen Canavan – part two, by Linda Harris Sittig

 It was in the summer of 1998 that I stood in front of my mother’s family mausoleum in New Cathedral Cemetery, Philadelphia. The cemetery is located in the Kensington section of Philadelphia, once the textile epi-center of the United States, … Continue reading

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Ellen Canavan, Irish Entrepreneur by Linda Harris Sittig

One hundred fifty years ago the Civil War was raging. Thousands of men had already given their lives for a cause they fervently supported, and one woman had risen from total obscurity to the ranks of unimagined riches through the … Continue reading

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