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*"The Anatomy of a Gravestone" Presentation

  • 11 Jul 2018
  • 6:30 PM
  • All Souls Chapel in the Poland Spring Resort

Ron Romano will present "The Anatomy of a Gravestone " Wednesday, July 11 at 6:30PM in the All Souls Chapel in the Poland Spring Resort located at 37 Preservation Way, Poland, ME 04274Southern Maine's early cemeteries are rich with folk art. Beautifully hand-carved gravestones created by local stonecutters are readily found throughout our region. But what do the gravestone symbols - urns & willows, skulls & crossed bones, and pointing fingers - really mean? In this heavily-illustrated presentation, cemetery historian and author Ron Romano will describe the anatomy of a gravestone, discuss the types of materials found in our burial grounds and explain the meanings of dozens of gravestone icons. Suggested donation is $5 and will benefit the Poland Spring Preservation Society.

For more information go to: http://www.polandspringmuseums.org, call (207) 998-4142 or email contact@polandspringmuseums.org 

Suggested donation is $5 and will benefit the Poland Spring Preservation Society.

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