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“Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal.” ~From a headstone in Ireland. (this particular angel is found in England.)

Stained Glass Windows, Angel Sculptures

This gravestone marker is from the Goldfield Pioneer Cemetery in Goldfield, Nevada. It marks the grave of the "Unknown Library Paste Man" who was a starving vagrant who dug up a tub of library paste out of the trash and consumed enough to be a lethal dose. In addition to the flour and water, the paste contained small amounts of alum, which is poisonous when consumed in large doses.

Letterology: Please Don't Eat the Library Paste

Staglieno_Boschetto Staglieno Cemetery - Genova, Italy. Creepiest gravestone ever.

Local legend now claims that Todor was a vampire and roams the immigrant section of the cemetery. In Colorado Curiosities hes described as a tall thin man with a black coat, dark hair, and long fingernails  that can often be found sitting on his tombstone. A cedar tree now grows in the middle of the grave from the stake that was used to kill him. Great memories of visiting with my beloved Mother.

Cemetery stone Belpre, Ohio Epitaph reads: "Death is a debt to Nature due. Which I have paid and so must you."

Gravestone Interpretation


Abney Park Cemetery and Catacombs in Stoke Newington. Built in the early 18th century by Lady Mary Abney.

"Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep" ~Mary Frye

Mary Shelley's grave, containing herself and the heart of her poet husband. "Quite fitting for the author of "Frankenstein."

"Sleep on, dear "Nora", And take thy rest, God called thee home. He thought it best." Shenandoah Cemetery- Shenandoah, Ohio

Graveyard of forgotten statues, Torcello, Venezia, Italy

Blackbird’s nest in the folded hands of a statue on a graveyard. Berlin 1932

Recoleta cemetery, Buenos Aires Argentina