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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.

from The Penny Hoarder

Could Cleaning Headstones Be Your New Side Business?

It’s not your standard part-time job, but cleaning cemetery markers and headstones has the potential to earn you a decent amount of money while helping families care for their loved ones’ grave markers. Here’s how to start this unusual business. - The Penny Hoarder


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?

from Oddee

12 Craziest Headstones

"Laugh, don't weep. It feels better." I never laughed at their antics, but I agree with the sentiment.