Headstone Designs, Symbols, Cherubs, Iconography Found in Cemeteries and Their Meaning

Headstone Designs, Symbols, Cherubs, Iconography Found in Cemeteries and Their MeaningHave 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 

Friends of Oakdale Cemetery 

📚 BookStories in Stone: A Field Guide to Cemetery Symbolism and Iconography” by Douglas Keister

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