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In Loving Memory: Robert & Julia, 22nd March 1912

“ROBERT JOHNSON AGED 83 YEARS,
ALSO HIS BELOVED WIFE JULIA AGED 67 YEARS,
WHO WERE ACCIDENTALLY KILLED ON 22ND MARCH 1912.
ERECTED BY THEIR LOVING SONS AND DAUGHTERS. 35 more words

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Anna’s headstone. Installed on April 1, 2014.

Thank you, once again, to the family members, co-workers, and friends who generously contributed to this stone. We are very happy with the final product.

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Six foot cross carving
Rough-cut stone against my palm
An orange dress—there

Chanterlands Avenue, Western (old) Cemetery - Two Quick Sketches

Chanterlands Avenue’s Old Western Cemetery – 03/04/13, killing time before meeting someone at Pave on Princes avenue just around the corner.

Lots of overgrown graves and monuments here… 47 more words

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Reclaimed By The Jungle

An old cemetery behind a long-gone church is being taken over by trees and vines.  Few tourists even notice it, and most of those that do are discouraged from exploring it further by clouds of ravenous mosquitos, and huge spider webs–most housing huge but harmless spiders–that seem to have been deliberately constructed across anything remotely resembling a footpath. 83 more words

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Leavenworth family digs up century old headstone that was once stolen

LEAVENWORTH, Kan. — A headstone that was last seen in 1979 has been found and now the search for the grave site is on.

When a family in Leavenworth dug up the headstone of Magdalena and Adam Schwimm, cemetery historian Jim Claunch was called in to solve the mystery. 158 more words

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First African-American Headstone, Taken From Raleigh Cemetery In The '70s, Found

(Memphis) A headstone belonging to an African-American woman is returning to Memphis’ oldest cemetery. It’s exciting news, because she was buried in what was supposed to be a segregated cemetery. 437 more words

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