A Collection of Unusual Epitaphs- Funny, original, curious, quaint, touching, poetic, telling tombstone inscriptions. Browse by location or by surname.
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Cemeteries and Cemetery Symbols- Exploring the meaning of cemetery symbols and other graveyard mysteries. For genealogy sleuths, taphophiles and goth kids.
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Headstone Meanings- Ever wonder what, or if, those fancy embellishments on headstones represented? This page offers a compilation of some of the meanings.
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How to Do a Tombstone Rubbing- Tombstone rubbings are commonly used by family history researchers as a method for preserving a stone's inscription. Learn how to do a tombstone rubbing safely, and when to use an alternative method of documentation.
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How to Read a Graveyard- Not all writing is on paper and not all written documents are found in libraries or attics. History abounds in graveyards. Peoples who buried their dead said much about themselves and those who had died.
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Saving Graves : How to do Gravestone Rubbings- One of the most demanding problems when it comes to recording inscriptions is when the stone has become so weathered over time that the lettering becomes almost impossible to read. Tombstone rubbings have been commonly used for many years as one of the primary methods for the preservation of a stone's inscription. The following information is designed to show how to do a tombstone rubbing safely, and when to use an alternative method of documentation. Archived Web page.
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The Association for Gravestone Studies Online- The Association for Gravestone Studies was founded in 1977 for the purpose of furthering the study and preservation of gravestones. AGS is an international organization with an interest in gravemarkers of all periods.
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TheCemeteryClub.com- TheCemeteryClub.com celebrates the art and history of cemeteries across the U.S. and beyond.
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