- we hunt the dead

Canvass White
September 8, 1790 – December 18, 1834
Princeton Cemetery - Princeton, NJ

  Canvass White invented a form of cement that hardened underwater, making the building of the Erie Canal possible.

Princeton Cemetery provides maps to its visitors which clearly mark all notable graves within its walls, so this one should be easy to find.

And don't miss all the other interesting people buried in Princeton Cemetery!


Factoid: White's first name is commonly misspelled "Canvas".



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