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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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Two Symbols

The BRUNNER family monument in the Cave Hill Cemetery at Louisville, Kentucky, contain two symbols, both cast in bronze and set in and on the granite marker. The first is a set of gates. The gates represent a passageway from … Continue reading

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His Last Sculpture

Jeptha Barnard Bright, Jr., known as Barney, (July 8, 1927 – July 23, 1997), was a well-known Kentucky artist.  He was born in Shelbyville, Kentucky, and spent his career as an artist in Louisville as a foundry owner and sculptor.  … Continue reading

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HIS PRETTIEST FLOWER

SAUNDRA CURRY TWIST Oct. 9, 1941 – Jan. 7, 1981 MARTIN RAY TWIST April 7, 1943 – Feb. 23, 2014 EDNA WILHELM BEASLEY Jan. 25, 1923 – Nov. 28, 2003 IN LOVING MEMORY TONJUA LYNN TWIST Jan. 12, 1964 – … Continue reading

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Double Duty

If you walk up the sidewalk to the sales office at the Cave Hill Cemetery at Louisville, Kentucky, to your left on that path is a bronze statue of an exuberant little girl with her arms stretched as if she … Continue reading

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Homage to a Legend

The rural garden Spring Grove Cemetery at Cincinnati, Ohio, has a sculpture by artist Robert Koepnick of Dayton, Ohio, dedicated to Johnny Appleseed. The sculpture, dedicated in 1968, is placed in the middle of a stone circle with Johnny in … Continue reading

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Beauty and the Beast, Pandora, and Sleeping Beauty all rolled into one

The Hollywood Forever Cemetery in Southern California is one of those landscaped cemeteries that has art for art’s sake on the grounds. One of the works is a replica sculpture of Antonio Canova’s Psyche Revived by Eros’ Kiss, created in … Continue reading

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