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Author and taphophile Tui Snider teaches us about five common cemetery symbols today on the blog...and what they mean!
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Great summer read for your next cemetery stroll! Guide to Historic Cemeteries Understanding Cemetery Symbols by Tui Snider is a reference book for genealogists, history buffs, ghost hunters and others seeking to learn the forgotten meanings of cemetery symbols in historic graveyards. About the Author Tui Snider is an award-winning author, speaker, and musician who specializes in quirky, haunted, and bizarre destinations. As she puts it: I used to write fiction.
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Cemetery Symbolism: The Meaning of Memento Mori and a Puritan reminder of your mortality - Witchery Art: A Gothic Cabinet of Curiosities and Mysteries
“Out, out, brief candle! Life’s but a walking shadow, a poor player that struts and frets his hour upon the stage and is heard no more. It is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.” William Shakespeare, Macbeth “In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread, till thou […]
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Crosses have to be the most easily recognizable and common symbol found in cemeteries and funerary art. There are so many variations of this Christian religious symbol. On the blog today, I wanted …
Once you have viewed, photographed and made a rubbing of an ancestor’s headstone, you need to study very carefully the symbols and designs placed by the family to represent that person’s life. Dates and words tell the family researcher a good deal, but those symbols can open new prospects of understanding one’s ancestor. The engraving
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Learn the meanings and interpretation of common tombstone symbols in this photo tour of a variety of tombstone engravings.
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