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PATRON + TOMBSTONE TUESDAY: Stinging epigrams on tombstones

Epigrams which originally were inscriptions on tombs were invented by the Roman poet Martial. Poignancy and sting was deemed the necessary characteristic of this…

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PATRON + TOMBSTONE TUESDAY: Interesting epitaphs for three women – one evidently one body had an unusual history

Interesting epitaphs for three women There is an epitaph of an eccentric character that may be seen on a tombstone at the burying-grounds near Hoosick Falls,…

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PATRON – Greenwood Cemetery is one of the oldest in Tuscaloosa, Alabama – these inscriptions includes many notes about early pioneers of Tuscaloosa

GREENWOOD CEMETERY, TUSCALOOSA, ALABAMA  (Transcriptions below are from - The Alabama Historical Quarterly, Vol. 04, No. 04, Winter Issue 1942) Greenwood cemetery located in…