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Grief - Monumental Cemetery, Milan, Lombardy, Italy.

Achingly Beautiful Cemetery Sculptures photos) : " While cemeteries are often only visited after a loved one has passed, they also serv.

Benton Cemetery. Benton, California  Many spirits here kept asking for us to help them.

We visited my great great (might be 3 greats?)grandfather's(Opa's)burial site at the Bergmann homestead near Boerne! This one reminds of it.

Mortsafes were used to prevent corpses being stolen by bodysnatchers (resurrection men) for use in anatomy schools. The earliest mortsafes consisted simply of a large stone that was too heavy for the resurrection men to lift. The stone was placed on top of the coffin in the grave. Sometimes it was left permanently in place, in other cases it was dug up for reuse once the body had become corrupt and of no use to the anatomists.

Mortsafes were used to prevent corpses being stolen by bodysnatchers (resurrection men) for use in anatomy schools. The earliest mortsafes consisted simply of a large stone that was too heavy for the resurrection men to lift.

Luke Bauserman's Blog — This headstone in Calhoun County, MS also bears...

Old headstone in Calhoun county, MS. If you were murdered in those days, the murderers name is at the bottom of the headstone. Previously repaired

Cemetery......OP: "BEAUTIFUL, BUT A LITTLE EERIE......BUT BEAUTIFUL NONETHELESS." I think "eerie" was kind of the point, pinner....

What a stunning cemetery photograph. nothing on the previous pinner's comments to identify where.

Gravestone, Bosham Church, Sussex. (The inscription reads: 'In memory of Thomas , son of Richard and Ann Barrow, master of the sloop Two Brothers who by the breaking of the horse fell into the sea and was drown'd October the 13th 1759 Aged 23 years'. A 'horse' is a specific rope used in the rigging of sailing ships.

(The inscription reads: 'In memory of Thomas , son of Richard and Ann Barrow, master of the sloop Two Brothers who by the breaking of the horse fell into the sea and was drown'd October the 1759 Aged 23 years'.

Headstones in the 1800's often had pictures weeping willows carved on them symbolizing weeping over the death of a loved one.

Headstones in the often had pictures weeping willows carved on them symbolizing weeping over the death of a loved one.

Albany Rural Cemetery - An Exploration of History: Cornelius and Anne Van Vechten

Albany Rural Cemetery - An Exploration of History: Cornelius and Anne Van Vechten

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