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Carlisle: William Fleming

In the presbytery aisle in Carlisle Cathedral is a memorial plaque dedicated to William Fleming. Born in 1709, William was the only son of Sir George Fleming who was Bishop of Carlisle. 39 more words


Gravestones tell stories of early San Diego history.

El Campo Santo, a cemetery located in Old Town, contains many of San Diego’s earliest residents. By walking respectfully among the gravestones, one can learn much about the city’s interesting history and what life was like for its diverse people. 1,816 more words

The asking

In the library I walked among books.
Bent to their planes
I read
as tombstones
the names.


I passed by.
But then back. 105 more words


Egglestone Abbey: Sir Ralph Bowes

Positioned in the crossing of Egglestone Abbey is a 15th century monument to Sir Ralph Bowes. The knight was Sheriff of Durham and died in 1482 in Streatlam. 102 more words


Skeleton Key.

The security of these shadows have kept survival by my side,
I do not wish to live forever; but I am breaking my back to feel alive, 306 more words


Clarence, IA – Tombstones

Since I didn’t have gps tagging at the time I’m not sure but I think this tombstone was in a cemetery in Clarence Iowa. 40 more words


Carlisle Cathedral: Francis Close

Located in the north nave aisle in Carlisle Cathedral is a monument to Francis Close. Born in 1797 in Corston Somerset, Francis was the youngest son of a noted agriculturalist – Henry Jackson Close. 117 more words