Diana Parsell Writer

Diana Parsell Writer

Diana Parsell Writer

Posts Tagged ‘Foreigner General Cemetery’

Eliza Scidmore Slept Here … and Here

Club Hotel Yokohama

In my research for a biography of Eliza Scidmore, I’ve tracked down various places where she stayed. She was quite a vagabond, so there were many. Some are pictured here (most are now demolished).   Atwood-Buck House, Madison, Wisconsin   Georgetown Visitation, Washington, D.C.   Steamer “Idaho,” Juneau, Alaska, 1887   Club Hotel, Yokohama, Japan…

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Group in Japan Keeps Scidmore Memory Alive

Scidmore grave site memorial

When I started this blog a year ago (in an earlier version, titled A Great Blooming), my first post showed a photo of Eliza Scidmore‘s grave in Yokohama. A Japanese friend of mine in America, Miho Kinnas, sent the picture after visiting the site on a trip to Japan. Scidmore is buried in the Foreign…

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