An astounding plot in Durham’s Maplewood Cemetery with three monumental axes.

A Hollywood angel

The Rueger monument in Hollywood Cemetery is a nice example of art we sadly no longer see in American cemeteries.

The Liscum monument

An unsung monument in Arlington gets a close look.


Figure 1. Frederic and Florence Keep monument, Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, D.C. Photo: author. The Keep monument in Rock Creek Cemetery is visible from a great distance because of its eye-popping pink and verdigris colors. Figure 2. Keep monument anagraphic data. Photo: author. The bronze figures were created in about 1920 by James Earle Fraser, …