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Tomb slab of Sir Edward Golding and Elizabeth Fleming who drowned in the River Boyne in the century. Their spirits/demons are said to haunt the area nearby the accident. Located at the rear of St Peter’s Church in Drogheda, Ireland. Cemetery Statues, Cemetery Headstones, Old Cemeteries, Cemetery Art, Graveyards, La Danse Macabre, Effigy, Haunted Places, 16th Century

Tomb slab of Sir Edward Golding and Elizabeth Fleming who drowned in the River Boyne in the 16th century. Their spirits are said to haunt the area nearby the accident. Located at the rear of St Peter’s Church in Drogheda, Ireland.

I want this as my tombstone. Nancy Luce~The Chicken Lady, I love this Cemetery Monuments, Cemetery Statues, Cemetery Headstones, Old Cemeteries, Cemetery Art, Graveyards, Unusual Headstones, Gardens Of Stone, Famous Graves

Nancy Luce the Chicken Lady of Martha's Vineyard

This tombstone was photographed at the cemetery in West Tisbury, Massachusetts, on the island of Martha's Vineyard. NANCY LUCE Died Apr. 3, 1880 Aged 73 The story of Nancy Luce is sad and depressing. She was considered an oddity during her lifetime, and now in death gawkers gather at her strange gravesite. On the island of Martha’s Vineyard, where she spent her life, she is known as “The Chicken Lady”. Nancy Luce was born in 1814, to a family of means, the daughter of Phillip Luce and Anna…

Newport, Rhode Island,Carving by John Bull.Reads: Wait daughter of William and Desire Tripp died April aged 10 days. Also William their son died March 22 MO. Also his wife's Arm Amputated Feb

Vast Public Indifference

History, grad school, and gravestones!

Gravestone in the Old Center Burying Ground, in Mansfield, CT. An example of the work of Josiah Manning.

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The Old Center Burying Ground, in Mansfield, CT. A great example of the work of Josiah Manning.

An old headstone in Earlston Parish Churchyard by Walter Baxter, via Geograph Cemetery Dance, Cemetery Statues, Cemetery Headstones, Old Cemeteries, Cemetery Art, Graveyards, Angel Statues, Unusual Headstones, Halloween Tombstones

An old headstone in Earlston Parish... © Walter Baxter cc-by-sa/2.0

An old headstone in Earlston Parish Churchyard by Walter Baxter, via Geograph

Edward Teach or Edward Thatch (c. 1680 – 22 November better known as Blackbeard, . he held captive. He was romanticised after his death and became the inspiration for pirate-themed works of fiction across a range of genres.

Edward 'Blackbeard' Teach's grave.

Hillside Cemetery, Cheshire, Connecticut -- Unusually ornate marker made from sandstone for Anna (Asa) Hitchcock, Oct. 1795 27 Yrs and their son Amasa B. and 2 children who died in infancy Cemetery Monuments, Cemetery Statues, Cemetery Headstones, Old Cemeteries, Cemetery Art, Graveyards, Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, Unusual Headstones, La Danse Macabre

Hillside Cemetery Cheshire CT (1795 Anna Hitchcock)

Hillside Cemetery, Cheshire, Connecticut -- Unusually ornate marker made from sandstone for Anna (Asa) Hitchcock, Oct. 6, 1795 27 Yrs and their son Amasa B. Aug. 3, 1795 3 Yrs; and 2 children who died in infancy #headstone #tombstone #gravestone

brest-friedhof-verfallenes-mausoleum-7 Recoleta Cemetery, Highgate Cemetery, Cemetery Dance, Cemetery Art, Julius Caesar, Gardens Of Stone, Future City, Cemetery Monuments, Luxor

Nicht schön aber sehenswert - Brest, Bretagne - Burgdame

Welche Sehenswürdigkeiten hat Brest? Was kann man in Brest besichtigen? Hier meine Tipps: zwei Museen, die Burg und ein zum teil verfallener Friedhof.

Pere Lachaise Cemetery, Paris I have GOT to visit this cemetery. If that means I have to go to Paris, I guess I'll take one for the team. Cemetery Monuments, Cemetery Statues, Cemetery Headstones, Old Cemeteries, Cemetery Art, Graveyards, Angel Statues, Fotografia Post Mortem, Unusual Headstones

Gravestone/monument of Léon Théry at Père Lachaise in Paris. A celebrity in his day, Théry was a French racing driver nicknamed "Le Chronometer" who won the premier European race, the Gordon Bennett Cup, in both 1904 and 1905. He also worked for Michelin and is rumored to be the inspiration behind the Michelin Man. He died of tuberculosis at the age of 29, and yes, he already looked as old as his likeness. The perils of no sunscreen!

A good example of the transition from the death's head to the winged cherub, representing the soul. Cemetery Monuments, Cemetery Statues, Cemetery Headstones, Old Cemeteries, Cemetery Art, Graveyards, Cemetery Dance, Unusual Headstones, Gardens Of Stone

Enfield CT Cemetery (1795 Thompson)

Mr. Matthew Thompson, Jr April 14, 1795 26 Yrs carved at Stebbins Shop see Bob Clark's book Enfield, Connecticut; Stories Carved in Stone www.dogpondpress.net