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Tombstone Tuesday: Modern Woodmen of America

This tombstone in Forest Cemetery, Circleville, Ohio is a great example of the Modern Woodmen of America. Many genealogists and taphophiles are familiar with the Woodmen of the World organization, which placed countless tree-stump tombstones on the graves of its … Continue reading

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Tombstone Tuesday: John Coble, “a lovely bud so young and fair”

This tombstone is in Asbury Cemetery in Madison Township, Franklin County, Ohio, near the intersection of Noe-Bixby Road and Winchester Pike. It is in excellent condition. I love the epitaph. “In memory of John C. Son of John and Jane … Continue reading

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Tombstone Tuesday: Springtime in the Cemetery

With all of the snow we’ve had this winter — including 6 inches of snow and a half inch of ice we got yesterday and today — I’m in need of some springtime. I took this photo a couple of … Continue reading

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Tombstone Tuesday: Need a mirror

When I went to Georgetown, Kentucky back in September 2007, I did what I usually do when I go to a new location: scout out the local cemeteries Maplegrove Cemetery in Georgetown is a small, modest, somewhat overgrown cemetery tucked … Continue reading

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Tombstone Tuesday: Indianapolis Typographical Union

Julie Cahill Tarr, the Chicagoland Graveyard Rabbit, posted a photo of  the Chicago Typographical Union Memorial in Elmwood Park Cemetery, River Grove Illinois. It reminded that I found a similar monument a few years ago in Crown Hill Cemetery in … Continue reading

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Tombstone Tuesday: Woody Hayes

In honor of this Saturday’s Ohio State/Michigan game (the greatest rivalry in college football!), I’m featuring the grave of legendary OSU football Woody Hayes. Woody and his wife Anne are buried in Union Cemetery in Columbus, not far from the … Continue reading

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Tombstone Tuesday: Veterans Day

I considered writing a post about military burials, but I think I’ll let this photo from Green Lawn Cemetery in Columbus do the talking instead.

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Tombstone Tuesday: Cenotaphs

[Even though it is Wednesday where I am, I’m still calling it “Tombstone Tuesday.” Hey, it’s still Tuesday somewhere in the world!] Question: When is a tombstone not a tombstone? Answer: When it’s a cenotaph. A cenotaph (literally “empty tomb”) … Continue reading

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Tombstone Tuesday: Daniel Lewis, fireman

This impressive monument is in Green Lawn Cemetery in Columbus. The imagery on the stone immediately tell you it is the grave of a firefighter — the hydrant with the hose that outlines the stone, a helmet, a ladder, an … Continue reading

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I’m amazed and flattered!

  Back in June when I started Tombstone Tuesday, I had no idea that anyone else would pick up on the idea. Several bloggers have and I am amazed and flattered! These bloggers are also doing their own Tombstone Tuesdays: … Continue reading

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