Archive for the ‘Stone Carvings’ Category

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One of Two Twin Doberman Pinschers Which Flank the Front Entrance of the Northeast K-9 Academy Located on Mill Street in Dudley, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on July 24, 2018)


A Stylized Bust of a Woman Carved in White Marble Found on the Grounds of the Hulls Cove Sculpture Garden on Breakneck Road in Hulls Cove, Maine

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A Winged Death Head Found Carved on an 18th Century Headstone at the Granary Burying Ground on Tremont Street in Boston, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on January 26, 2020)

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A Stone Face With Unkempt Hair and Beard (Perhaps a Saint or an Ancient God) Peers Out From High on an Ornate Brick Building That Houses H&R Block on Walnut Street in Newtonville, Massachusetts (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on May 24, 2019)

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One of Four Extremely Weatherworn Cherub Heads Found on the Corners of the Nearly Two Centuries Old Denny Family Monument at Pine Grove Cemetery in Leicester, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on July 3, 2017)

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A Winged Skull Motif Found Carved on a Badly Tilting Slate Gravestone From the 18th Century at Granary Burying Ground in Boston, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on February 7, 2020)

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All the Legs of the Granite Benches in Leicester Lions Park (Located at the Corner of Main Street and Bottomly Avenue in Leicester, MA) Are, Fittingly, Lions (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on September 18, 2014)

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A Dove in Flight Carved in Relief on the White Marble Gravestone of a Young Child From the Mid-1800’s Found in North Cemetery in Oxford, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on September 6, 2019)

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This Gravestone Carved With a Winged Skull (of the Woman Who Many People Believe Was the Original Mother Goose) Can Be Found Surrounded by Goose Feathers Planted in the Ground Around It at Granary Burying Ground on Tremont Street in Boston, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on December 4, 2018)

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According to Local Legend, Pine Grove Cemetery in Spencer, Massachusetts Is Haunted by a Mysterious Entity Known as “The Dark Hunter” Which Keeps a Close Watch on All Who Enter the Burial Grounds (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on October 17, 2014)