27 October 2009

The Burying Point

From The Burying Point Cemetery in Salem, MA (the oldest therein):

Some decorative engravings, like this partial sun:

Or this bouquet of...something...bound with ivy:

Also some historic figures:

"Here lyes interred
ye body of Col(lo) John
Hathorne Esqr
Aged 76 years
Who died May ye 10

Justice John Hathorne of the Witchcraft Court

lyeth buried
ye body of Cap
Richard More
Aged 84 years
Died 1692
A Mayflower

Capt. Richard More, Mayflower passenger

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