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Cemetery Iconography ~ clues carved in stone #headstone #tombstone #gravestone

Albany Rural Cemetery - a good guide to common cemetery symbols and what certain symbols on graves mean. I will never look at graves the same.

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Old Cemetery.For 145 years this grave continues to be decorated with fresh flowers.Our gravestones last much longer than we do.

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Elizabeth "Mother Goose" Foster ~ aged Buried at Granary Burial Ground, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts

This headstone is in the graveyard by my childhood home. It has always stood out to me. - Imgur

This headstone is in the graveyard by my childhood home. It has always stood out to me.

Post with 651 votes and 156750 views. This headstone is in the graveyard by my childhood home. It has always stood out to me.

Tragic Scottish stone, likely depicting the deceased of an entire family - Mom,  Dad, 1 girl and 9 boys.

Tragic Scottish stone, likely depicting the deceased of an entire family - Mum, Dad, 1 girl and 9 boys.

Great Expectations | St James, Cooling, Kent These children'… | Flickr

Great Expectations St James, Cooling, Kent These children’s anthropomorphic gravestones provided Charles Dickens with the inspiration for poor Pips dead brothers in his novel Great Expectations.

Grave marker of Siblie J. Thompson (31 May 1893-14 Dec 1893) in St. Michael’s…

Grave marker of Siblie J. Thompson May Dec in St. Michael’s Cemetery, Pensacola, Florida. This infant grave has more iconography than many adult graves. The grave cover has a cut tree, a lamb, and a small box.

Houses of Spirits - This grave house in southern Kentucky's Muhlenberg County has a shed-style roof, and the tombstones are placed outside, demonstrating, perhaps, that the main concern here is protecting the grave rather than the stone. http://www.thefuneralsource.org/cemky.html

s byways, an unsuspecting motorist may happen upon a country cemetery with gabled sheds over a gravesite and its tombstone. Other states have a few remaining grave h

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