Monthly Archives: May 2021

A Soldier’s Last March

IN memory of Benjamin Buckman A revolutionary Soldier; Who was born in Hadley, Mass. April the 16th 1759; Died Oct. the 1st 1842. About 2,400 soldiers, commanded by General George Washington, gathered at the water’s edge of the Delaware River … Continue reading

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The Rival

Much has been written and documented about the zinc markers produced by the Monumental Bronze Company of Bridgeport, Connecticut.  Though the company billed their markers as “white bronze” they were actually cast zinc.  The markers are distinguishable by their bluish-gray … Continue reading

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Many cemeteries are like outdoor sculpture gardens, with statues of angels, allegorical figures, weeping women, and saints at nearly every turn.  And in some cemeteries even some of the most renowned sculptors of the 19th and early 20th Century can … Continue reading

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