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The broken chain is a common religious headstone symbol from the late 19th century. It symbolizes Christ's hand reaching from heaven and breaking the chains of death. It's meant to serve as a reminder to the living that death is only a temporary state for the faithful. Leona Mary White (3 June 1872-18 March 1950), Florence City Cemetery, Florence, Alabama.

The broken chain is a common religious headstone symbol from the late century. It symbolizes Christ’s hand reaching from heaven and breaking the chains of death. It’s meant to serve as a reminder.

Athens Cemetery - Alabama A True Southern Gentleman

of all Southern white males years of age died in the American Civil War. Athens Cemetery - Alabama A True Southern Gentleman

Chunkie    Referred to by cemetery personal as "Chunkie", this statue appears atop a monument at Spring Grove Cemetery in Cincinnati, Ohio. The cemetery's staff claims that it is the most frequently visited grave in the entire cemetery. Coins, flowers, and small toys are often placed at her feet as an offering.

Chunkie Referred to by cemetery personal as "Chunkie", this statue appears atop a monument at Spring Grove Cemetery in Cincinnati, Ohio.

ST MICHAEL'S CHURCH, LLANFIHANGEL ABERCOWIN

It really puts history in perspective to see things like old graves and ruins and the like.

Cemetery tree.

Cemetery tree.

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