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The Poetry of Death

Cemetery: Père Lachaise Cemetery, 16 Rue du Repos, 75020 Paris, France Georges Rodenbach was born in Tournai to a French mother and a German father from the Rhineland (Andernach). He went to school in Ghent at the prestigious Sint-Barbaracollege, where

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War is Hell

Location: Forest Cemetery Toledo, Ohio corner of Sherman and Mulberry st. Obviously these are not the original stones.  Most likely they were erected by a historical society. Note the artistic engraving of the train the “General”.  “General” is posted on

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Talking Trees

In the last post we saw some interesting tree stump tombstones.  This time we have a set with a bit of a twist on the theme. Location: Forest Cemetery, Toledo, Ohio Corner of Sherman St. and Mulberry Here we see

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Let’s start digging!!

Welcome to the first post of the site.  Let’s start with a surprisingly common uncommon design you can find among older tombstones.  Location: Forest Cemetery corner of Sherman St. and Mulberry   These tree trunk tombstones are quite detailed and

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