Archive for the ‘Cemeteries’ Category

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An Angel, a Lion, and a Little Lamb Gather in Front of a Gravestone at Hillside Cemetery in Auburn, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on April 30, 2017)

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A Bronze Portrait Sculpted in High Relief of William T. G. Morton, the American Dentist Credited as the Discoverer of Ether Anesthesia, Discovered Mounted on His Granite Headstone at Westridge Cemetery in Charlton, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on September 1, 2019)

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A Fairy Found Holding a Bouquet of White Lilies at St. Joseph Children’s Cemetery in Webster, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on February 13, 2018)

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A Cherub, Speckled with Bits of Cut Grass, Clutches a Glass Heart to His Chest, While a Timid Squirrel Clings to His Left Leg at Oak Ridge Cemetery in Southbridge, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on June 16, 2015)

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A Trio of Foxes Visit the Grave of a Namesake at Hillside Cemetery in Auburn, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on April 14, 2016)

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A Drowsy Cherub Snatches Forty Winks on Top of a Headstone at St. Joseph Cemetery in Norwich, CT (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on June 4, 2019)

Jesus Figurine Childrens Cemetery Webster (2)
An Unusual Porcelain Figurine of Jesus Wearing a Flowing Cape and Striking a Heroic Pose That Almost Resembles a Superhero Action Figure Discovered at St. Joseph Children’s Cemetery in Webster, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on February 13, 2020)

Lamb tombstone Oak Ridge
A Lamb, Symbolizing Innocence and Sacrifice, Found on a Tombstone (Such as This One at Oak Ridge Cemetery in Southbridge, MA) Usually Signifies the Grave of a Child (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on June 30, 2015)

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This Tremendous Stone Sphinx (a Mythological Creature With the Body of a Lion and the Head of a Human) Which Serves as a Memorial to Those Who Died in the American Civil War Can Be Found at Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on July 24, 2017)

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A Child-Like Fairy Blows a Kiss as She Kneels Next to a Grave at St. Luke’s Cemetery in Westborough, Massachusetts (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on September 11, 2015)