Pipe organ headstone. The one resting in peace there must have enjoyed many years of music playing organ... so much that he or she shared that passion with graveyard visitors.
Timothy Clark Smith’s grave in New Haven’s Evergreen Cemetery. Smith was a 19th century doctor with an incurable fear, taphephobia — defined as an irrationally morbid fear of being buried alive. Dr. Smith was buried in a specially prepared grave with his face positioned beneath a cement tube that leads to the surface. The 6ft tube ended at a piece of 14×14 inch plate glass allowing Tim to gaze upward towards the Vermont skies...
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Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, Concord, MA ~ The gravesite of Ephraim Wales Bull, original breeder of the Concord grape best-known in Welch's grape juice & jam. Bull got little profit from his painstaking work, hence the epitaph "He sowed, others reaped".
Grave Marker Martin Luther King Jr (1 of 2) Martin Luther King and Coretta Scott King's tomb, located on the grounds of the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site in Atlanta, Georgia
Leslie Nielsen's gravesite, Evergreen Cemetery, Fort Lauderdale, FL "Sit down whenever you can."
John Lennon--He was murdered (shot 4 times) in front of the Dakota building in New York City , by Mark David Chapman. He had been in the recording studio that evening working on a single by Yoko Ono called "Walking on thin ice". strawberry fields, rest place, recording studio, new york city, john lennon
Mister Ed - Animal Actor. Mister Ed was a Palomino horse officially named Bamboo Harvester and trained by Lester Hilton who also worked with the mules in the "Francis the Talking Mule" movies. Due to old-age ailments, Bamboo Harvester was put to sleep in 1970. The producer of the Mister Ed series never would answer the question of how the horse's lips were made to move. There have been many theories over the years, including the use of peanut butter, but none have been authenticated.
Chicago's Mount Carmel Cemetery
This shows the dying Louis Brusa being comforted by his wife. He died in 1937 at an early age from silicosis, or "stonecutter's disease." He carved his own tombstone in his dying days.
Nineteenth century graveyards sometimes included carved chairs for the comfort of visitors. In this function, the object was known as a mourning chair, and cemeteries have since provided, benches for similar purposes, most often movable units of the type used in parks, but also specimens in the tradition of the carved chairs. tombston, headston, chairs, death, cemeteri, 19th century, chair graveston, stone, graveyard
19th century graveyards sometimes included carved chairs for the comfort of visitors. In this function, the object was known as a mourning chair, and cemeteries have since provided, benches for similar purposes, most often movable units of the type used in parks, but also specimens in the tradition of the carved chairs.
Forest Lawn Cemetery, Buffalo, NY., est. 1849
Grave Marker- O. Henry, American author. He died in 1910, of cirrhosis of the liver, complications of diabetes, and an enlarged heart. After funeral services in New York City, he was buried in the Riverside Cemetery in Asheville, North Carolina. His daughter, Margaret Worth Porter, who died in 1927, was buried next to her father.
Grave of Princess Elisabeth of Hesse and by Rhein, granddaughter of Queen Victoria, who died of typhoid at age 8 in 1903. She was buried in a silver coffin given by Tzar Nicholas II.