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St Marks Church, Ampfield  The church of St Marks was consecrated in 1841 and is affectionately known as the "church in the wood". | copyright Miss Steel

St Marks Church, Ampfield The church of St Marks was consecrated in 1841 and is affectionately known as the "church in the wood".

This set of gravestones is heartbreaking but beautiful all at once

Nothing can separate love. Grave of a Protestant woman and her Catholic husband. 1888 in century Holland, a Protestant colonel and Catholic noblewoman caused a scandal by marrying outside of their class and religion.

.....I'd say something about the cause of death, but, you know...disrespectful to the dead and whatnot...

Another 12 Hilarious Tombstones (Funny Tombstones, Funny Headstones) - ODDEE

The grave of Florence Nightingale, St. Margaret Church in East Wellow, England

Grave Marker- Florence Nightingale-Lady with the lamp, Mother of modern nursing. St Margaret of Antioch Churchyard East Wellow Hampshire, England

Jackson's arm.

Grave Marker for Stonewall Jackson's Arm. The arm that was amputated on May 2 was buried separately by Jackson's chaplain, at the J. Horace Lacy house, "Ellwood", in the Wilderness of Orange County, near the field hospital.

We love this helpful graphic to understand what tombstone symbols represent.  Credit: http://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/a-graphic-guide-to-cemetery-symbolism

A Graphic Guide to Cemetery Symbolism

equinoxparanormal: “A Graphic Guide to Cemetery Symbolism To convey the lives of the people buried beneath them, and the expectations for what comes after death, symbolism has long been part of tombstones. Below is our guide to some of the most.

Unitarian Church in Charleston - this graveyard is haunted by Lavinia Fisher, the first female serial killer in the US. She was executed by hanging on February 18th, 1820 while wearing her wedding dress. The Unitarian Church was the only one that would accept her body. Her grave is located in the far corner of the cemetery, marked by only a stone with her last name and the year she was buried.

Unitarian Church Cemetery - Buried here is Lavinia Fisher, the first female serial killer in the US. She was executed by hanging on February 1820 while wearing her wedding dress.

St.Andrew's church, Little Snoring,enter this church and you could be in any era a real step back in time xx

Andrew's church, Little Snoring An architectural enigma and delightful church Creative Commons Licence [Some Rights Reserved] © Copyright Richard Croft

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