Tomb slab of Sir Edward Golding and Elizabeth Fleming who drowned in the River Boyne in the 16th century. Their spirits are said to haunt the area nearby the accident. Located at the rear of St Peter’s Church in Drogheda, Ireland.
Nancy Luce the Chicken Lady of Martha's Vineyard
This tombstone was photographed at the cemetery in West Tisbury, Massachusetts, on the island of Martha's Vineyard. NANCY LUCE Died Apr. 3, 1880 Aged 73 The story of Nancy Luce is sad and depressing. She was considered an oddity during her lifetime, and now in death gawkers gather at her strange gravesite. On the island of Martha’s Vineyard, where she spent her life, she is known as “The Chicken Lady”. Nancy Luce was born in 1814, to a family of means, the daughter of Phillip Luce and Anna…
70 million animals mummified in ancient Egypt
New research shows that mummified animals became a huge industry - with a staggering 70 million animals embalmed to be buried with their owners as a sacrifice to the gods.
Hillside Cemetery Cheshire CT (1795 Anna Hitchcock)
Hillside Cemetery, Cheshire, Connecticut -- Unusually ornate marker made from sandstone for Anna (Asa) Hitchcock, Oct. 6, 1795 27 Yrs and their son Amasa B. Aug. 3, 1795 3 Yrs; and 2 children who died in infancy #headstone #tombstone #gravestone
Nicht schön aber sehenswert - Brest, Bretagne - Burgdame
Welche Sehenswürdigkeiten hat Brest? Was kann man in Brest besichtigen? Hier meine Tipps: zwei Museen, die Burg und ein zum teil verfallener Friedhof.
Léon Théry - Wikipedia
Gravestone/monument of Léon Théry at Père Lachaise in Paris. A celebrity in his day, Théry was a French racing driver nicknamed "Le Chronometer" who won the premier European race, the Gordon Bennett Cup, in both 1904 and 1905. He also worked for Michelin and is rumored to be the inspiration behind the Michelin Man. He died of tuberculosis at the age of 29, and yes, he already looked as old as his likeness. The perils of no sunscreen!
Enfield CT Cemetery (1795 Thompson)
Mr. Matthew Thompson, Jr April 14, 1795 26 Yrs carved at Stebbins Shop see Bob Clark's book Enfield, Connecticut; Stories Carved in Stone www.dogpondpress.net