Posted on April 24, 2020 by Constance H. Knox
Have you ever wondered what Headstone Designs, Symbols, Cherubs & Icons mean when you’re visiting cemeteries? Can they help you with your genealogy? In this video we’re going to explore the historic icons found in graveyards and cemeteries and talk about their meaning.
Special thanks to Eric Kozen, superintendent at Oakdale Cemetery in Wilmington, NC for leading this tour.
U.S. Millitary Headstone Symbols Wikipedia
Oakdale Cemetery Symbols and Icons
📚 Book “Stories in Stone: A Field Guide to Cemetery Symbolism and Iconography” by Douglas Keister
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