A poem from William Leggett, the editor and abolitionist, provides verses for the Shivers monument.
“Lost: Pet dog. One eye, one ear, three legs. Answers to the name ‘Lucky.'”
I could not but think of this old joke when I came across the monument of Cary Howard in Woodlands Cemetery in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, today.
Emma Hinton’s parents gave her a grave in which to plant flowers. Yet they also adapted this common type specifically to the tender age of her death.