Tag: Tombstone art

Tombstone Tuesday-Dash Meaning

We took a little vacation to Holmes County a couple weeks ago. The weather was pretty nice for December and while there we took the time to visit one of my favorite cemeteries, West Lawn Cemetery, in Baltic, Tuscarawas County.

Tombstone Tuesday-Lighthouse Symbol

Lighthouses have stood on coastlines for centuries, warning and guiding sailors to a safe passage.
A lighthouse image inscribed on a tombstone can have several meanings.

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.