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Understanding Cemetery Symbols|H. E. Cameron
Understanding Cemetery Symbols : A Field Guide for Historic Graveyards
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Guide to Historic CemeteriesUnderstanding Cemetery Symbols by Tui Snider is a reference book for genealogists, history buffs, ghost hunters and others seeking to learn the forgotten meanings of cemetery symbols in historic graveyards.
Find out:

  • Why garden cemeteries were America's first public parks
  • The difference between a cemetery and a graveyard
  • How the skull and crossbones evolved into cherubs
  • Why symbols matter
Learn about:
  • The different types of American cemeteries
  • The history of grave robbing
  • The symbolic meaning of coins, stones, and seashells at grave sites
  • Common Latin phrases on headstones
Identify:
  • Saints, angels, and other cemetery statuary
  • Symbols for secret societies and clubs
  • Different types of crosses
  • Common cemetery architecture styles
  • The symbolic meaning of plants, flowers, and trees
  • Different types of headstone styles, monuments, and mausoleums

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  • ISBN-13: 9781547047215
  • ISBN-10: 1547047216
  • Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Publish Date: May 2017
  • Dimensions: 8.5 x 5.51 x 0.49 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.6 pounds
  • Page Count: 232