Hastings-on-Hudson, New York: Comical Grave of Alfred Harvey

Tombstone of Alfred Harvey, founder of Harvey Comics, includes a bas-relief of his company's mascot, a friendly jack-in-the-box named Joker.

Mount Hope Cemetery

50 Jackson Ave., Hastings-on-Hudson, NY
Mount Hope Cemetery. Main entrance on the east side of NY-9A, just north of its intersection with Jackson Ave. Ask at the office for directions to the grave; it's in the Larchmont Temple Section.
Daily 9-4. Office closed Su. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Comical Grave of Alfred Harvey,

Comical Grave of Alfred Harvey

Alfred Harvey (1913-1994) was the founder of Harvey Comics, which published the stories of characters such as Richie Rich, Wendy the Good Little Witch, and Casper the Friendly Ghost. Harvey's tombstone in Mount Hope Cemetery includes a bas-relief of his company's mascot, Joker (A jack-in-the-box, not DC Comics' clown prince of crime).

[Kurt Deion / kurtshistoricsites.com, 06/04/2018]

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