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DIY

FAMILEE ALLOUARD MARIE MARADAN NEE CARSON 54 ANS ANTOINE ALLOUARD 1815 – 30 DECEMBRE 1891 MARIE ALLOUARD NEE DAON 1843 – 1920 HENRI ALLOUARD 1844 – 1929   The best way to assure that you get what you want on … Continue reading

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Tuberculosis

Dennis O’Leary Pvt Co. I 23rd Infantry Died Apl 1, 1901 Age 23 Yrs, 9 Mos. Marking the grave of Private Dennis O’Leary in the Santa Fe National Cemetery is the hand-carved sandstone gravestone, which O’Leary reportedly carved for himself. … Continue reading

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For such is the kingdom of Heaven

Matthew 19:14 King James Version (KJV) 14 But Jesus said, Suffer little children, and forbid them not, to come unto me: for of such is the kingdom of heaven. Many cemeteries have sections laid aside for infant burials. Often a feature … Continue reading

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Sarcophagi

You say sarcophagi, I say sarcophaguses. Whichever way you say it, it means more than one sarcophagus. Sarcophagus tombs are designed to look like coffins.  Most often they are set on a platform or a base.  The tomb is often … Continue reading

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The Maker of the Modern Mall

The modern-style polished-granite mausoleum in the Fairmount Cemetery at Denver, Colorado, was designed by and built for Temple Hoyne Buell (1895–1990) a noted architect who gained lasting fame for designing the first-ever American shopping mall. Buell was a prolific and … Continue reading

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The Stele

In 1928, the Georgia Marble Company of Tate, Georgia, produced a marketing piece in the form of a book titled, Memorials: To-Day for To-Morrow written by William Henry Deacy. The book was designed to showcase their memorial designs by highlighting … Continue reading

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The Obelisk

In 1928, the Georgia Marble Company of Tate, Georgia, produced a marketing piece in the form of a book titled, Memorials: To-Day for To-Morrow written by William Henry Deacy. The book was designed to showcase their memorial designs by highlighting … Continue reading

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