A New England Art Form

1992 D.A.Jacobs


Welcome to our New England gravestone page.

Thank you for coming.

We hope you will find this informative and help you understand

the meanings behind the old gravestone carvings.

So grab a cup of coffee, pull up a chair and enjoy.


The Theory behind the Carvings


Background on Gravestones

Gravestone Motifs      

Gravestone Symbology

The Five Classes of Gravestones  

Alphabetical Listing of Gravestone Symbols



Some Interesting Stones

From Various New England Cemeteries



Light House Clock Stone - Vermont

Sleepy Hollow Cemetery Concord Massachusetts

Burying Point Cemetery Salem Massachusetts

Olde Burial Hill Marblehead Massachusetts

Website Dedication



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Gravestones A New England Art Form 1992-2012, D. A. Jacobs

Photography 1992-2012,  D.A. Jacobs 

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