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Gravestone Symbols and their Meaning in Evergreen Cemetery

Evergreen Cemetery 560 Evergreen Street, Paris, TX

As part of Archeology Month, the Sam Bell Maxey House State Historic Site is presenting "Gravestone Symbols and their Meanings in Evergreen." Gravestones are very personal things, used to represent the people that they honor. In the past, different symbols and carvings on gravestones held certain meanings and told the viewer something about the deceased. […]