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Old Gravestones of Massachusetts: A Study In Gravestone Detail By John Glassford
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Gravestone Study in Puritan Era Massachusetts, the Colonial Era in the history of the United States. Inside of this extremely detailed photo book is a glossary of gravestone symbols which were used... More > on the gravestones of Colonial New Englanders. The glossary will assist in your understanding of the gravestones featured within this book which are all detailed in vibrant photographs that dissect and discuss each gravestone. Note the stark mood of each of the gravestones such as this: "HERE LIES YE BODY OF MR. THOMAS LEE JUN'R., LAMENTED BY HIS WIDOW, PARENTS & AQUAINTANCE. WAS BORN MARCH 17TH 1731. HE DEPARTED THIS LIFE DECE'R YE 19TH 1760. BY DEATH THE KING OF TERROR." After you have absorbed the content of this book, you will surely have a better understanding of Colonial New England by the study of her gravestones.< Less
Brookside Cemetery, West Boxford, Massachusetts By John Glassford
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Photo book journal: Brookside Cemetery, West Boxford, Massachusetts. Researching old burying grounds can bring to light new information, hints-and-clues and family connections which cannot always be... More > found in historical documents, town records, church records or in old family bibles. This book was specifically published for the genealogist, the descendant with ancestry at Boxford, and for the individual enchanted with the area of Boxford in general and its rich history and beauty. If your ancestry is connected to this burying ground, I encourage you to use this book as a tool and a notebook journal with which to begin your journey into "digging up your roots".< Less
Past Whispers ~ Old Gravestones of Massachusetts By John Glassford
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Gravestone Study in Puritan Era Massachusetts. Deluxe Edition, photo book. The study of Puritan Era gravestones in New England is key to understanding the soul of the culture that existed here in... More > Colonial Times. This deluxe hardcover book with hundreds and hundreds of quality color photos will give you a better understanding of Colonial gravestone art by taking you on a journey symbol-by-symbol with frame after frame of gravestone photos to aid in your understanding. You will also visit some of Massachusetts' oldest and burying grounds along with the breathtaking landscapes found in these grounds. While visiting old burying grounds in Rockport and Marblehead, you will encounter astonishing views of the sea and her crystal blue waters. Smaller family burying grounds will be visited, well-kept village grounds, forgotten wooded burial grounds as well as the regal burying grounds of Boston in which a city has since grown up around. Enjoy your adventure!< Less
Sawyer Hill Burying Ground ~ photo journal of an old New England graveyard By John Glassford
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Sawyer Hill Burying Ground ~ a photo-journal of an old New England graveyard (high quality paperback). This old graveyard tucked away in the back of Newburyport, Massachusetts quietly stationed along... More > a hard-to-find trail in a heavily wooded area solemnly stands as a testament to our past. It is a place where our forefathers slumber in solace under a canopy of lofty towering pines. Most of the graves are from the eighteenth century and the beginning of the nineteenth century. On the pages of this book we tour a number of the gravestones still standing here and we review the symbols on the stones as the emotions of our ancestors are brought into focus as we step from stone to stone. These pages contain envelope research data (names, dates, maiden names), detailed descriptions of symbolism found on the face of each stone, transcriptions of inscriptions and epitaphs, and interesting gravestone oddities. I trust there is a little something in this book for everyone. Take my hand and let’s start the adventure!< Less
Epitaphs ~ from an old New England town ~ Reading, Massachusetts By John Glassford
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2014 Edition. This calendar contains photos and epitaphs transcribed at the Laurel Hill Cemetery also known as the Old Reading Cemetery located in the town of Reading, on the North Shore of... More > Massachusetts. Some real interesting old gravestone art here as well.< Less
Places of Solitude By John Glassford
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Year of 2014. Places of Solitude. Places like this can bring an inner peace, an inner light into focus as you conquer the mundane in your daily routine. Places of solitude can energize your spirit as... More > you focus on the positive. This calendar is a cross-section of my work from landscapes to seascapes to forest glades.< Less
The Old Burying Ground at Ipswich ~ Old Gravestones of Massachusetts By John Glassford
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2014 year calendar. (US & UK holidays). The old burial ground at Ipswich, Massachusetts is situated on a steep hill with a hilly garden-like setting in the foreground. The numerous shade trees... More > create a canopy as they hang in place over a numerous assortment of interesting gravestones dating far back into the seventeenth century.< Less
The Old Burying Grounds of Salem ~ Old Gravestones of Massachusetts By John Glassford
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Year 2014 photobook calendar. (US & UK holidays). This colorful calendar brings together a nice mix of oldtime gravestone art from three old burying grounds in Salem, Massachusetts. The... More > gravestones featured in this calendar can be found in Broad Street Cemetery, Old Burying Point at Charter Street and at St. Peter's Church gardens located behind the Visitor's Center. Salem is a town rich in history. Take joy in flipping each page of this calendar as the year unfolds month by month!< Less
Gravestones of Beverly ~ Old Gravestones of Massachusetts By John Glassford
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Year of 2014 Calendar (US & UK holidays). The two great old burying grounds featured in this detailed calendar are the Ancient Burying Ground that occupies both sides of Abbott Street across from... More > Monument Square and the Central Cemetery, also located in Beverly, Massachusetts. There is a noticeable contrast between the two burying grounds in that the Ancient Burying Ground is chock full of quite old interesting gravestones containing stark Puritan symbolism. The latter graveyard is a bit newer and a lot larger and exhibits a clear progression from a Colonial burying ground to a Victorian park-like cemetery and finally a modern cemetery of this day and age. Enjoy part of the deep rich history of Beverly, in gravestone etchings.< Less
Old Burying Grounds at Lincoln & Concord ~ Old Gravestones of Massachusetts By John Glassford
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2014 Calendar [US & UK holidays]. Take a stroll through Old Hill Burying Ground in Concord and scale it’s lofty peak. Discover what stories it holds from the past set in stone as it gazes... More > down upon the sleepy town of Concord century after century. The hilly old burial ground behind Bemis Hall in Lincoln is an historical treasure box of old gravestones, and not far away in Lincoln Cemetery stand some amazing old Colonial Era stones. This area of the country is steeped in both history and color making for a superb photo book calendar!< Less