Tombstone Tuesday-Oak Leaf Symbol

Oak leaves inscribed on a tombstone symbolize strength, endurance, eternity, honor, faith, virtue, liberty, stability, and hospitality. It is a symbol of the power of the Christian faith and some believe that the cross of Christ was made from an oak tree.

Oak leaves and acorns

Since the oak tree, oak leaves, and acorns symbolize power, authority, and victory they are sometimes seen on military tombs.

Oak leaves

Oak leaves and ivy leaves on tombstone.

Oak leaves are one of the rarer symbols I have seen tombstones.

Oak leaves

Oak leaves

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