Old First Parish Burying Ground, Rockport, MA

Posted: March 26, 2020 in Cemeteries, Relief Sculpture, Skulls, Soul Effigies, Stone Carvings
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A Winged Skull, Symbolizing the Soul’s Ascension Into Heaven, Is a Commonly Found Image Carved on Gravestones From the 1700’S Thoughout New England, Such as This One in the Old First Parish Burying Ground on Beach Street in Rockport, Massachusetts  (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on July 31, 2014)

  1. Dawn says:

    I love it. I took some photos of similar tombstones in Salem, MA.

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