Category: Tombstone Art

Tombstone Tuesday-Hands

Hands are depicted in many ways on tombstones.

Tombstone Tuesday-Woodmen of the World

These unique tree-stump markers are easy to spot in a cemetery and are usually associated with the Woodmen of the World. Woodmen of the World (WOW) is a fraternal benefit society

Tombstone Tuesday-Tombstone Shapes

Today, more examples of tombstones with a symbolic shape.

Tombstone Tuesday-Tombstone Shapes

Sometimes the entire tombstone is a symbolic shape.

Tombstone Tuesday-2 Railroad Acronyms

Today I am highlighting two tombstone symbols that are acronyms of railroad organizations. These inscriptions are on two tombstones at Woodlawn Cemetery, Ohio City, and are the only two inscriptions I have seen that are related to the railroad.