Category: Tombstone Art

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.

Tombstone Tuesday-Daughters of Rebekah Symbol

The Daughters of Rebekah, a branch of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, was established in 1851. The name is derived from Rebekah in the Bible. Sometimes called the Rebekahs, the society is an international service organization.