Sam's Rock Gravesite
The spectacular sculptoral gravesite of young drowning victim Sami McDonald. Sami drowned at the age of three in the family swimming pool and her grave has been made to honor god and her love of Jesus Christ.
I think this is one of my all-time favorite cemetery statues. Is that despair or mourning or regret I see? Someone said they thought she was praying. I wish I'd had more time to spend with her. She might have had something to say to me, and I to her.
Cemetery Week...Chicago Cemeteries...Rosehill, Montrose & Wunder
Rosehill is a Victorian Era cemetery that was established in 1864. It is the largest cemetery in Chicago and is located on the North side. Charles J. Hull (1820-1889) sits just inside the main entrance. A wealthy real estate developer...
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Woodland Cemetery (Ohio) is supposedly haunted by the spirits of Johnny Morehouse and his dog. Legend has it that Johnny fell into the Miami & Erie Canal. His faithful dog tried to pull him out, but it was too late - the little boy froze to death. After he was buried, Johnny's dog laid on his grave and wouldn't move. In time, the dog died of starvation and a broken heart. In 1861, a special stone was made with a statue of Johnny and his dog.