(Bonaventure Cemetery, Savannah Georgia) Gracie was the well known daughter of the hotel manager of a beautiful Victorian Era Hotel. She died of pneumonia two days before Easter when she was six years old, and her monument is based on a photograph given to a sculptor in town named John Walz.

(Bonaventure Cemetery, Savannah Georgia) Gracie was the well known daughter of the hotel manager of a beautiful Victorian Era Hotel. She died of pneumonia two days before Easter when she was six years old, and her monument is based on… Continue Reading

So called Great Antonine Altar was found in Ephesus and is dated back to circa 169 CE. Object is a relief monument showing from the far left, Marcus Aurelius once he was 17-years-old. Next to him stands Antoninus Pius with young Lucius Verus and further Hadrian. [920×1200]

So called Great Antonine Altar was found in Ephesus and is dated back to circa 169 CE. Object is a relief monument showing from the far left, Marcus Aurelius once he was 17-years-old. Next to him stands Antoninus Pius with… Continue Reading

Mary Harper (1867-1890) Her last words were “He is coming. He is coming asleep in Jesus” which was engraved on her monument. This large slab is at the monument base. I’m not sure what it is.

Mary Harper (1867-1890) Her last words were “He is coming. He is coming asleep in Jesus” which was engraved on her monument. This large slab is at the monument base. I’m not sure what it is.

Allegheny Cemetery Monument for the victims of the 1862 Union arsenal factory explosion. 45 people lie here but there were thought to be 93 victims, mostly women. It is thought that street gun powder was ignited by the friction of the trotting of a trolly horse. Most think it was the Confederates.

Allegheny Cemetery Monument for the victims of the 1862 Union arsenal factory explosion. 45 people lie here but there were thought to be 93 victims, mostly women. It is thought that street gun powder was ignited by the friction of… Continue Reading

It started raining hot summer rain the moment I started taking the picture and appeared like tears on the monument. Not too far from Charles Avery’s Monument (Allegheny Cemetery- Pittsburgh, PA)

It started raining hot summer rain the moment I started taking the picture and appeared like tears on the monument. Not too far from Charles Avery’s Monument (Allegheny Cemetery- Pittsburgh, PA)

Charles Avery, abolishionist pictured with an overturned slave ship. He supported the slaves and rumor has it that he posed as his stage coach driver while transporting slaves on the Underground Railroad. This huge monument is hilltop at the Butler Entrance. Allegheny Cemetery- Pittsburgh, PA

Charles Avery, abolishionist pictured with an overturned slave ship. He supported the slaves and rumor has it that he posed as his stage coach driver while transporting slaves on the Underground Railroad. This huge monument is hilltop at the Butler… Continue Reading