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Interesting Graves


Interesting Graves

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Kerepesi Cemetery Budapest

The puppy was given to the Queen on her 18th birthday by King George VI, and her gravestone calls her ‘the faithful companion of the Queen’, an epitaph which is also used on the headstones of two of her descendants, Sugar and Heather. A stone boundary wall inset with plaques [commemorating more pets] separates the pet cemetery from the rest of the estate.

Janis Joplin memorial. her ashes were scattered from a plane into the Pacific Ocean and along Stinson Beach

Two graveshelters in Agee Cemetery, Hasty, Arkansas ~ Graves of two young Agee children from early 1900's. Their grandfather, William N. Christian, built two little houses over the graves to protect them. He kept a split bottom chair inside the largest house. Every day he would walk the two miles up the hill to the cemetery, take out his chair, sit and whittle to "be with the babies" until evening. The old photo of the Agee family taken c.1915-16 is posted inside the gravehouse.

Sadly it says "...so quiet down, cobwebs; dust, go to sleep...I'm rocking my baby and babies don't keep." Milano cemetery

Princess Diana 1961-1997 At Althorp, the Spencer Family Estate. Her final resting place is said to be on an island in the center of a lake called Round Oval. No visitors are allowed on the island itself.

Top 10 Celebrity Grave Sites - TIME

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Located at 1351 McClung Avenue in Southeast Huntsville, Alabama, the Dead Children’s Playground is considered to be one of the most haunted places in Alabama. This haunted attraction is found in the middle of the Maple Hill Cemetery, which holds the distinction of being the largest and oldest cemetery in all of Alabama.

"Typhoid Mary", St Raymond's Cemetery, Bronx, NY

Grave Marker for Fess Parker. He is buried with his parents at Santa Barbara Cemetery in Santa Barbara, California.

Grave Marker- John Belushi (Family Grave Marker) This is the actual location of Belushi's burial.

Grave Marker- Lassie

Petey, the Little Rascals dog, grave in Silver Spring Pet Memorial Cemetery.

Grave of a Petey, Little Rascals Dog, Silver Spring, Maryland

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~I would like to know more about this monument....it's one of my favorites.

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BMW grave stone

Cemetery Explorers: Granite BMW Car Monument.

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cemetery, grand piano

Very tragic case: "Children of John & Jacobinn Dotterweich, who were all drowned at the same time, in the presence of their agonized parents, who were unable to save them, by braking the ice."

Weird but True: Strange and Unusual Tombstones

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Timothy Clark Smith was a 19th century doctor with an incurable fear. Dr Smith suffered his whole life with Taphephobia, defined as an "irrationally morbid fear of being buried alive".

Florence Nightingale's Grave, Wellow, Hampshire

Grave Marker- John Cameron Swayze, news anchor (NBC). He is interred at the Round Hill Community Cemetery, in Greenwich, Connecticut. (More go to: www.thefuneralsou...)

Barbara Pepper - Actress. She is probably best remembered for her role as "Doris Ziffel," the "mother" of "Arnold the Pig" on the television sitcom "Green Acres" from 1965 to 1968.

Ann B. Davis - American Actress. Ann Davis achieved prominence for her role in The Bob Cummings Show for which she twice won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series, but she is best known for playing the part of Alice Nelson, the housekeeper in The Brady Bunch series.

William A. Breyer - Businessman. He founded the ice cream manufacturing company "Breyer's Ice Cream". He mixed "pure ingredients" and fresh fruit to make an ice cream that made Philadelphia famous. The family began wholesale production, and eventually opened retail ice cream shops. The Frankford ice cream merchant died of small pox.

Amy Jade Winehouse - English singer-songwriter known for her deep contralto vocals and her eclectic mix of musical genres, including soul, rhythm and blues, jazz and reggae. Winehouse's 2003 debut album, Frank, was a critical success in the UK and was nominated for the Mercury Prize. Her 2006 follow-up album, Back to Black, led to five 2008 Grammy Awards.

Marvin "Popcorn" Sutton - Folk Figure, Appalachian Moonshiner. His career in bootlegging—and getting caught for it—extended back to the 1970s. In 1999, Sutton published Me and My Likker, an autobiography and guide to moonshine production.