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Quakers Raise the Dead at Prospect Park Ceremony

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PROSPECT PARK — Elsie Powell stood at her grave in Prospect Park’s Quaker Cemetery on Saturday afternoon and told visitors about her life.

Well, it wasn’t Powell exactly. She has been dead for decades.

“My name’s not really Elsie,” whispered Alice Pope, an actress for the day. “I just play her in the cemetery.”

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Written by Henry

June 30, 2008 at 6:00 pm

Posted in Prospect Park

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