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#16 the queen

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Posted 02 January 2010 - 10:51 AM

When I was a child visiting my relatives at St. Mary's this headstone, which is not far from theirs, always creeped me out.

It still does!


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The rest of my St. Mary's set here.....

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Posted 02 January 2010 - 10:41 PM

Absolutely super thread here Logan! Thanks for posting these wonderful snaps.

I think I have some shots of the Christ's Church cemetary in Philly around somewhere. Ben Franklin is buried there. It is terribly picturesque. If you like I will dig'em out & post 'em.

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Of Course...that's the reason why I started this thread. ;)

Cemeteries are many things, among them, teaching tools for our history and way of life.
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Posted 02 January 2010 - 11:04 PM

Tombstone town cemetery, Tombstone, Arizona.



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The only difference between Socialism and National Socialism is the snappy uniforms. - Logan "Aside from ending Slavery, Fascism and Communist World Domination, War has never solved anything!""For it's Tommy this, an' Tommy that, an' "Chuck him out, the brute! But it's "Savior of 'is country" when the guns begin to shoot." - Rudyard Kipling"People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf."---George Orwell"Always Remember-All Lessons in Life are Expensive.....and the last one costs you everything you have." - Logan"Socialism is just Communism without a Dictator....and you can always find a Dictator!" - Logan"An Armed Man is a Citizen. An Unarmed Man is a Subject. Subject to anything anyone wants to do to him." - Logan

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Posted 03 January 2010 - 04:08 PM

Thanks for the Tomstone photos. Now lets get into our way back machine and visit some Roman tombs as found in the Getty Villa

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Posted 03 January 2010 - 05:14 PM

the link Logan provided way back in the first post showing post-mortem pics of children made me really sad. I really felt bad for the grieving parents.

Whatever


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Posted 03 January 2010 - 05:31 PM

Ok As promised, here are my vacation snaps of Christ CHurch Cemetary In Phillidelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

These first three are The grave of the great Benjamin Franklin. You may notice a lot of pennies all over the grave. That is because it is custom for newly wedded couples to throw a penny on his grave. If it lands heads up, it is said to bring the couple good fortune in their life together. Honestly, Ihave know idea how these things get started. :)

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These shots are just various sights in the rest of the cemetary. It is very old for an american cemetary, and full of interesting markers and vaults.

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Posted 03 January 2010 - 05:33 PM

....and a couple more:


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Posted 03 January 2010 - 08:59 PM

Tombstone town cemetery, Tombstone, Arizona.



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great tombstone pix; did you go to the birdcage theatre?????
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Posted 03 January 2010 - 11:04 PM

~I've seen this post many times & never thought to check it out until tonight. I've always had an interest...high interest that had to do with gravesights (especially pics), headstone rubbings, and especially post-mortum photos. Ever since I saw the movie The Others and saw the Death book and the pictures inside, I never knew anything like that really exhisted and thought I was beyond morbid for thinking that kind of stuff was interesting...but it truly is and I don't know why. The only thing that bothers me are the pictures of the children. Other than that though, I just love looking at these kind of things and glad I took a moment to check outthis post. Thank you for the links too, Logan!!
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Posted 04 January 2010 - 01:41 PM

great tombstone pix; did you go to the birdcage theatre?????



Not yet. Due to certain circumstances pent a quite holiday at home.

Plan to go soon.
The only difference between Socialism and National Socialism is the snappy uniforms. - Logan "Aside from ending Slavery, Fascism and Communist World Domination, War has never solved anything!""For it's Tommy this, an' Tommy that, an' "Chuck him out, the brute! But it's "Savior of 'is country" when the guns begin to shoot." - Rudyard Kipling"People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf."---George Orwell"Always Remember-All Lessons in Life are Expensive.....and the last one costs you everything you have." - Logan"Socialism is just Communism without a Dictator....and you can always find a Dictator!" - Logan"An Armed Man is a Citizen. An Unarmed Man is a Subject. Subject to anything anyone wants to do to him." - Logan

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Posted 04 January 2010 - 01:43 PM

~I've seen this post many times & never thought to check it out until tonight. I've always had an interest...high interest that had to do with gravesights (especially pics), headstone rubbings, and especially post-mortum photos. Ever since I saw the movie The Others and saw the Death book and the pictures inside, I never knew anything like that really exhisted and thought I was beyond morbid for thinking that kind of stuff was interesting...but it truly is and I don't know why. The only thing that bothers me are the pictures of the children. Other than that though, I just love looking at these kind of things and glad I took a moment to check outthis post. Thank you for the links too, Logan!!


You are most welcome. :)
The only difference between Socialism and National Socialism is the snappy uniforms. - Logan "Aside from ending Slavery, Fascism and Communist World Domination, War has never solved anything!""For it's Tommy this, an' Tommy that, an' "Chuck him out, the brute! But it's "Savior of 'is country" when the guns begin to shoot." - Rudyard Kipling"People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf."---George Orwell"Always Remember-All Lessons in Life are Expensive.....and the last one costs you everything you have." - Logan"Socialism is just Communism without a Dictator....and you can always find a Dictator!" - Logan"An Armed Man is a Citizen. An Unarmed Man is a Subject. Subject to anything anyone wants to do to him." - Logan

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Posted 04 January 2010 - 02:34 PM

eweee... Do you think that is a death mask? Never seen anything like this before. Thanks for posting it!
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When I was a child visiting my relatives at St. Mary's this headstone, which is not far from theirs, always creeped me out.

It still does!


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The rest of my St. Mary's set here.....

http://www.flickr.co...57601407558333/



that is creepy



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Posted 04 January 2010 - 02:58 PM

I am going to have to make another trip up to the Getty Villa. They have some Roman Era Egyptian Death Masks that I need to get a photo of. I only have one and its blurry.

Thanks for all the photos and links everyone and thanks to logan for starting this topic!

Edited by Cryscat, 04 January 2010 - 02:59 PM.

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Posted 06 January 2010 - 01:48 PM

Ft. Huachuca, Arizona Post Cemetery.



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Elsie's Brothers both made 3 stars during WWII

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The only difference between Socialism and National Socialism is the snappy uniforms. - Logan "Aside from ending Slavery, Fascism and Communist World Domination, War has never solved anything!""For it's Tommy this, an' Tommy that, an' "Chuck him out, the brute! But it's "Savior of 'is country" when the guns begin to shoot." - Rudyard Kipling"People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf."---George Orwell"Always Remember-All Lessons in Life are Expensive.....and the last one costs you everything you have." - Logan"Socialism is just Communism without a Dictator....and you can always find a Dictator!" - Logan"An Armed Man is a Citizen. An Unarmed Man is a Subject. Subject to anything anyone wants to do to him." - Logan

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Posted 06 January 2010 - 01:50 PM

Ft. Huachuca Continued........


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About half of the older burials are Children...most of those, Infants.

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The only difference between Socialism and National Socialism is the snappy uniforms. - Logan "Aside from ending Slavery, Fascism and Communist World Domination, War has never solved anything!""For it's Tommy this, an' Tommy that, an' "Chuck him out, the brute! But it's "Savior of 'is country" when the guns begin to shoot." - Rudyard Kipling"People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf."---George Orwell"Always Remember-All Lessons in Life are Expensive.....and the last one costs you everything you have." - Logan"Socialism is just Communism without a Dictator....and you can always find a Dictator!" - Logan"An Armed Man is a Citizen. An Unarmed Man is a Subject. Subject to anything anyone wants to do to him." - Logan




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