Monthly Archives: June 2017

Tender Sentiments Carved in Stone

Tender epitaphs from the North Conway Cemetery at North Conway, New Hampshire pay tribute to fallen loved ones. Mrs. SUSAN K. Wife of Charles S. Whitaker & daughter of Capt. Nathaniel & S. Randell, Died March 18, 1833 Aged 33 … Continue reading

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Kneeling Recording Angel

  COLBY I. PERT 1860—1911 ALICIE E. 1868—1929 RAY W. PERT 1889—1891 RAYMOND W. 1893— As Mentioned in several earlier blog posts, the article, “Embodying Immortality: Angels in America’s Rural Garden Cemeteries, 1850—1900”, pages 56 – 111, 2007 edition of … Continue reading

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His occupation is no mystery

CAPT. JAMES HAMOR DIED Dec. 17, 1873, AE. 79 yrs. He’ll ride no more the billows _____ Nor o’er the rolling wave He has performed life’s final voyage And anchored in the grave.   CLARA B. Wife of CAPT. JAMES … Continue reading

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The Improved Order

The metal markers above and below from the North Conway Cemetery at Conway, New Hampshire, mark the graves of a members of the Improved Order of Red Men, which claims its beginnings with the patriots who were in the Sons … Continue reading

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Six Scoops Under

  In 1978, two guys, Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield, in Burlington, Vermont, took a $5 ice cream-making course and rented out an abandoned gas station to start what has become one of the best and most well-known ice cream … Continue reading

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“Silent Cal”

CALVIN COOLIDGE JULY 4, 1872 JANUARY 5, 1933 — GRACE A. GOODHUE WIFE OF CALVIN COOLIDGE JANUARY 3, 1879 JULY 8, 1957 The plain upright tablet displaying the Presidential Seal in the top in the Plymouth Cemetery at Plymouth, Vermont, … Continue reading

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Pieta

“YOUR HEART SHALL LIVE FOR EVER” PSALM XXII   ANDERSON DEVEREAUX DIETER BALTIMORE MD APRIL 18, 1824 – NEW YORK MARCH 25, 1878 EMMA GRANT HUBBARD DIETER MONTPELIER APRIL 17, 1825 – MONTPELIER OCTOBER 30, 1896 CHESTER HUBBARD WINTONBURY, CONN. … Continue reading

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