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Amelia Earhart's aunt is buried here.


Amelia Earhart's aunt is buried here.

Amelia Earhart's paternal aunt, Della Mayer (1857-1908), is buried here. She died in the Rhoads Opera House Fire on Jan. 13, 1908, where she was involved in a play with her sister, Harriet Monroe. I read about this in The Boyertown Bulletin, Vol. 4, Issue 3, March 2015, on p. 1. (The article has a typo, Myer instead of Mayer.) See also, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rhoads_Opera_House_Fire -and- http://berks.pa-roots.com/cemetery/FairviewCemeteryColebrookdale.html.


Location: Fairview Cemetery , 317 West Philadelphia Avenue , Route 73, Boyertown, Pennsylvania, 19512, United States
Listing Category: Aeronautical, Aviation, Broadway, Theater, Cemeteries, Graves, Burial Grounds
Virtual / Real: Virtual
Created Date: 06-24-2018

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