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Tombstones With A Message

Tombstones With A Message

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The grave of a traveling salesman.

Fairwell ...

Taphophilia, gardensofstone:Chapel of The Cross Cemetery...

Child's grave marker

Child's grave marker

A beautiful statue in a Cheyenne Wyoming cemetery. Blake E Swayze 2000-2002 Lakeview Cemetery

Dolphin headstone for a young girl

Adra Michelle Craven (1976 - 1992) - Find A Grave Memorial

Milford CT Cemetery Nathan Baldwin; March 18, 1824-May 20, 1898. Although the grief stricken marble statue is encased in glass; dirt has managed to work it's way into the enclosure. Bronze figures are on each corner.

And she gets her wish....

Bonnie Anderson


Weird but True: Strange and Unusual Tombstones

Grave of Sylvester Magee, "The Last American Slave." Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Foxworth, Mississippi.

Sylvester Magee (1841 - 1971) - Find A Grave Photos

A baby's body was pulled out of a quarry years ago. The people of Rockport Maine collected money to give the boy a decent burial. People leave toys on the headstone.

Charleston Daily Photo: Cemetery Walking - 2nd Presbyterian

Lulu E. Fellows - Died Nov. 23, 1883 Aged 16 Years. Inscription reads: "Many hopes lie buried here." Lulu sits eternally beneath this tree, a wistful expression on her face. An open book is in her lap. The likeness in marble is badly worn, particularly the hands and nose. Years after this statue was placed over the grave, a protective glass box was erected.

President Lincoln's grandfather & namesake was killed by Indians while trying to tend his crops. The president's father, Tom, was a boy and was nearly kidnapped. His older brothers heard the commotion, came running to kill the Indians, and save Tom. All this happened outside Middletown, KY near Louisville in the 1770s.

George A. Tann Literary Figure. The Black homeopath who treated the Ingalls family for malaria. He was featured as "Dr. Tan" in the book "Little House on the Prairie" by Laura Ingalls Wilder.

George A. Tann (1825 - 1909) - Find A Grave Memorial

Evans Trio ~ The epitaphs on these three gravestones, starting at the left: Gravestone #1: "One by one they come / Father and Mother / Will welcome them home." Gravestone #2: "Absent but not forgotten" Gravestone #3: "Say not Good-night, / but in some brighter / clime bid me / Good-morning". Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York

Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York

Really, or a hoax??

Crotchety to the Grave, via Flickr.

"My father's clock placed here at my request" Sleepy Hollow Cemetery Sleepy Hollow, New York

Sleepy Hollow Cemetery

Interesting Grave Marker

Interesting headstone: What an interesting quote to put on a headstone. Not often one sees "Atheist" on a headstone, either. Located at Prairie Grove Cemetery in Prairie Grove, AR.

Escape to the Silent Cities: Intersting Quote

Little Stranger Vale Cemetery Schenectady, New York

I don't think Bernard was liked very much.

  • Chris Moeller
    Chris Moeller

    Wow! Bernard was awful and apparently so are his people!

inscription reads, "beneath this simple stone, my precious darling sleeps alone." vacationhomerenta... hummingbirdranch..... 520-265-3079

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