Thursday, March 21, 2013

Green Lawn

On Saturday after brunch Becky, Matt and I went to visit a Columbus historical site that I have been wanting to see....Green Lawn Cementary. This place was amazing and the headstones were like none I have ever seen.

 Look at this marker......1792, I can barely wrap my head around this. I love history and being at this place was a dream. This headstone looks to be a newer replacement but we saw hundreds that were so dilapidated that you couldn't make anything out.
 The cemetery also houses veterans a few from the Civil War and then WWI and WWII.
 Look at this.....this was a memorial like headstone and it was so old we could not even make out a year...but this is so creepy and I love it!
 Isn't this headstone right out of a movie? There were a ton of famous "Ohioans" buried here and you can learn more about this piece of history by clicking HERE!


Girl On a Journey said...

I love going to old cemeteries and the history you find at them. That is probably one of the oldest I have ever seen pics of. My ex's grandparents were in this old one in Oklahoma and markers were a Rock or a chunk of wood. It was the craziest thing I had ever seen. His grandparents was marked with a rock and it was in front of a headstone with a cow on it.

Becky said...

This was a surprising favorite.


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