This is one way to keep the monument details from eroding:
This sculptor marked his grave with his own art work.
I wonder if the view was clear rolling landscape when she was first put on her pedestal:
This is one of the most unusual markers I've ever seen:
Reading the markers it maps out to be husband, Edward Ayroult (1838-1900) and wife, Alice Canby Robinson (1850-1939) and their three children: Edward Ayroult Robinson Jr (1876-1983), Ruth (1889-1916), Alice Robinson Semmes (1886-1970) and her husband, John E Semes (1881-1967).
She looks very similar to the one I saw earlier in the day at Baltimore Cemetery (see other blog entry for December 4th).
A twist on all those devoted wife of headstones...she who dies last, gets to write the inscription.
Cherubs always mean a child's grave.
Accidentally killed Nov 8, 1880
On the bottom are two more child inscriptions that seem to be 1880 & 1883.
There were several open crypts that were partially sunken, where you could look down into four layers of markers:
He looked better from the back: