Evergreen Cemeery (Paris,TX) has to have the highest concentration of truly interesting and unusual headstones that we’ve ever personally visited. The Woodmen of the World markers are really common in most old cemeteries around here – but the 1880 versions are over the top ornate.
"World's Greatest Electrician." Sal Giardino is notable for his unique headstone which is in the form of an enormous lightbulb. Sal loved electric work. His monument, a four foot tall black granite lightbulb, was designed by his oldest daughter in collaboration with the Sgobba Monument Works of Paterson. Laurel Grove Memorial Park, Totowa, Passaic County, New Jersey, USA
The “Angel of Death” marks the graves of Charles Schieren, the next-to-last mayor of Brooklyn, and his wife Mary Louise. The Schierens died from pneumonia within 24 hours of one another in 1915. Considered one of the world’s foremost cemeteries, Green-Wood Cemetery –located in Brooklyn, New York - was established in 1838.