Cemetaries are beautiful, timeless rememberances of lives past.  I find them lovely places to visit on travels.

Cemetaries are beautiful, timeless rememberances of lives past. I find them lovely places to visit on travels.

Julia Olivia Morrison (1867 - 1870) Julia was the infant daughter of Mrs. J.L.D. Morrison--nee Adele Sarpy, a descentant of Madame Chouteau & August Chouteau, the founder of the city of St. Louis. Throughout the years following the death of her children, Mrs. Morrison regularly changed the toys with the season. In winter, she built shelters over the graves.

Julia Olivia Morrison (1867 - 1870) Julia was the infant daughter of Mrs. J.L.D. Morrison--nee Adele Sarpy, a descentant of Madame Chouteau & August Chouteau, the founder of the city of St. Louis. Throughout the years following the death of her children, Mrs. Morrison regularly changed the toys with the season. In winter, she built shelters over the graves.

Forest Home Cemetery, Illinois - The United Ancient Order of Druids (UAOD), fraternal order, founded in England in 1781-This monument, erected in 1888, contains symbols associated with UAOD-the "logs" arranged in concentric circles, the all-seeing eye within the triangle, and shrouded figure of the Druid

Forest Home Cemetery, Illinois - The United Ancient Order of Druids (UAOD), fraternal order, founded in England in 1781-This monument, erected in 1888, contains symbols associated with UAOD-the "logs" arranged in concentric circles, the all-seeing eye within the triangle, and shrouded figure of the Druid

Victorian-Era Metal Cemetery Monument, Pioneer Cemetery, Greenville Alabama | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Victorian-Era Metal Cemetery Monument, Pioneer Cemetery, Greenville Alabama | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Mount Carmel Cemetery, Hillside IL. The gravesite of Angelo (1869-1932) & Rosa (1872-1927) Di Salvo. The sculpture can be rotated (quite easily) 360 degrees on it’s base.

Mount Carmel Cemetery, Hillside IL. The gravesite of Angelo (1869-1932) & Rosa (1872-1927) Di Salvo. The sculpture can be rotated (quite easily) 360 degrees on it’s base.

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