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What Can You Read from a Tombstone

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Knowledge of tombstone materials, symbols, and designs can reveal much about the deceased. For example, because there was no native stone in coastal Carolina, only the wealthy could afford to order a grave marker from New England prior to the 1830s.
Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue , Mar/Apr 1997, p11, il