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A photo of the Civil War monument at Gettysburg dedicated to the Pennsylvania 17th Cavalry. Credit: from Scott Phillips’s collection. Read more on the GenealogyBank blog: “Using Historical Newspapers to Research My Civil War Ancestry.”

Using Historical Newspapers to Research My Civil War Ancestry

The Lucas Countyan: Graveyard dogs - Southern Iowa’s best known cemetery dog probably is the sculpted greyhound located on the Thomas J. Nash lot in Ottumwa’s big city cemetery. It was vandalized during 2004, then restored and put back into place. This is a city of Ottumwa photo of it.

The Lucas Countyan: Graveyard dogs

Bohemian National Cemetery, Chicago: Spanish American War Memorial

Pictorial Chicago - Error

The Emancipation Monument by George Bissel, 1893, Old Calton Cemetary. In commemoration of Scots-American soldiers that fell in the American Civil War - a freed slave giving thanks to Abraham Lincoln - the only such memorial outside the USA.

Child's grave with portrait Saint Joseph Cemetery Lockbourne, Ohio

Saint Joseph Cemetery

Grave Marker- Wild Bill Hickok stands in Mount Moriah cemetery in Deadwood, South Dakota.

South Dakota Multimedia Gallery - South Dakota Tourism

expired parking meters

12 Cool and Craziest Headstones ~ CRAZY PICS !

Lisa Barrientos  found this interesting gravestone in a small cemetery in a small town in Iowa. She said the words have faded and can no longer be read. It would appear to be the gravestone of a Union Soldier from the War Between the States?

Cemetery photos

Queen Anne Neville died at Westminster on 16th March, 1485 at the age of about 28, probably of tuberculosis. There was an eclipse on the day she died, which was interpreted in a number of different ways, according to people's individual motives and affiliations.

George Herman "Babe" Ruth. Gate of Heaven, Hawthorne, Westchester, New York

Babe Ruth Gravesite


tombe de celebrites

Beautiful....I saw this on the back of a grave stone. What a wonderful way to think of those we love and those we've lost.

Grave Marker- Les Paul, American musician and inventor. On August 21, 2009, he was buried near Milwaukee in Waukesha, Wisconsin at Prairie Home Cemetery. Paul is buried next to his mother. The two are surrounded with a brief biography of Les. (More go to: www.thefuneralsou...)

Grave Marker- Sharon Tate, murdered by the Manson family. On Wednesday, August 13, Tate was interred in the Holy Cross Cemetery, Culver City, California, with her son, Paul Richard Polanski (named posthumously for Polanski's and Tate's fathers), in her arms. (More go to: www.thefuneralsou...)

Jules Verne’s Tombstone ~ Amiens, France ~ Albert Roze 1907

Jules Verne (1828 - 1905) - Find A Grave Photos

Angel comforting a grief-stricken woman - grave statues by Monceau, via Flickr

Our furry family members - Hartsdale Cemetery

Rick James - Singer, Songwriter, Musician. Grammy Award-winning R&B and Funk entertainer who attained international stardom in the early 1980s with his hit song "Super Freak." His other hits include "You and I," "Bustin' Out," "Ebony Eyes," "Mary Jane," "Fire and Desire" (with Teena Marie), and "Give It to Me Baby."