Archive for the ‘Monuments’ Category

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A Stone Statue of a Young Woman in a Gown Holding a Lily Seen Standing Beside a Monument at St. Joseph Cemetery in Norwich, CT (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on April 26, 2019)

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The Traditional Jewish Symbols of the Star of David and Twin Lions Found on a Gravestone at Sons of Jacob Cemetery on Havana Road in Leicester, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on May 18, 2019)

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A Weathered Marble Statue of an Angel, Kneeling on a Cushion With Her Hands Folded in Prayer and Her Face Raised Toward Heaven, Discovered at St. Joseph Cemetery in Norwich, CT (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on January 25, 2019)

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A Weathered Stone Statue of a Seated Angel Seen at Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on April 3, 2019)

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A Rather Unusual Granite Gravestone From the 1920’s Featuring a Carving of a Dove Found at Worcester Hebrew Cemetery in Auburn, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on November 5, 2016)

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The New Hampshire Marine Memorial at Hampton Beach (a Granite Statue of a Grieving Woman Holding a Laurel Wreath While Gazing Eastward to the Atlantic Ocean) Serves as a Monument to All the State’s Servicemen Lost or Buried at Sea During the Second World War (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on September 14, 2017)

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The Weather-Worn and Lichen-Covered Image of Two Young Girls Holding Hands Carved in Deep Relief on a Stone Monument From the Late 19th Century Found at Grove Street Cemetery in Putnam, CT (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on April 2, 2017)


This Bronze Statue of the Great American Writer Nathaniel Hawthorne was Erected in 1925 on Hawthorne Boulevard in Salem, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on November 25, 2018)

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A Close-Up of a Firefighter Carved on a Slate Marker Embedded in a Pink Granite Boulder at the Newton Fire Department Memorial on Centre Street in Newton Centre, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on August 12, 2019)

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A Small Girl-Like Marble Angel, Whose Left Arm is Covered in a Thick Patch of Orange Moss, Spotted Atop a Granite Monument at North Elba Cemetery in North Elba, NY (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on September 13, 2019)