Monthly Archives: March 2016

The Staurogram Cross

HARRIET TYLER WIFE OF ROBERT STRETTLE JONES FISHER BORN WILMINGTON VERMONT OCTOBER 21 1839 DIED OCTOBER 16 1905 The cross surrounded by lilies at the top of this round-top gravestone in the Rock Creek Cemetery at Washington, D.C., is called … Continue reading

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Three Virtues

The Sanger Family monument in the Graceland Cemetery at Chicago was designed by Chicago architects George R. and Arthur R. Dean. The elegant and thin bronze mourning figure on the face of the truncated polished dark gray granite pyramid was … Continue reading

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Anchor Cross

SALLIE M. Daughter of Wm. M. & JUDITH A. DISMUKES Born March 18, 1842 Died May 10, 1864 Aged 22 Y’rs. 2 Mo’s & Days Not dead but sleepeth. On this plain rounded-top white marble tablet in the Springhill Cemetery … Continue reading

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The Russian Cross

The Russian Cross, marking the grave of Michael Boyer 1867 – 1953 in the Lakeside Cemetery at Erie, Pennsylvania, is also known as the Orthodox Cross, the Byzantine Cross, and the Suppedaneum Cross. The features that distinguish the Russian Cross … Continue reading

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The Cross and the Crown

SABRINA A. TAYLOR 1815 – 1882 MOTHER OF L.M. TAYLOR, M.D. GEORGE WM. AND WALTER ORR INFANT CHILDREN OF L.M. AND ROSE M. TAYLOR MARIE JOSEPHINE TAYLOR BORN MAY 16, 1873 – DIED MARCH 19, 1927 A cross with a … Continue reading

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