Scientist and prelate: a Dr. Zaius in nineteenth-century America.
A bit of nineteenth-century doggerel on a stone in Mt. Hebron Cemetery in Winchester, VA.
A happy ending for this young widow who had evidently taken comfort from her husband’s rod and staff.
A photo essay on the stages of decay of funerary landscape architecture.
I found another military monument with a ceramic cameo photograph just today!
A fine early Art Deco monument offers a chance to consider its evolution from the Neoclassical style.
An astounding plot in Durham’s Maplewood Cemetery with three monumental axes.
A fun memento mori in Maplewood Cemetery in Durham, N.C.
Thoughts provoked by my parents’ cemetery marker.
Two interesting poems in Rock Creek: one vernacular, one a trusty bit of Tennyson.