Monday, December 29, 2008
Hi all, sorry it's been quiet around here for a little while. The holidays were pretty hectic (in a fun, good way!) But I'm looking forward to sharing more pictures with you and writing a lot about our local cemeteries. Please keep watching this space...more to come very soon. Happy holidays!
Thursday, December 11, 2008
Hello all, apologies for not posting a bit sooner! This time of year can be pretty hectic.
Just last weekend, I was walking through Society Hill, and came upon St. Peter's Episcopal Church cemetery, at 4th and Pine. St. Peter's was the church for many of our founding fathers, and there are several famous notables interred here, including George Dallas, the 11th Vice President of the United States.
I saw several unusual headstones and monuments here whose style I've not seen anywhere else, including the one in this picture. (There were several monuments like this, where the carved cross appears almost to be draped sideways over the top.)
I'll post the rest of the pictures very shortly.