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  1. Grave-tober 16 – Joseph Palmer

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    October 16, 2018 by Bret Kramer (aka WinstonP)

    Today’s entry is relatively well known, among odd New England grave marker, at least: the Joseph Palmer memorial at Evergreen …
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  2. Grave-tober 15 – Tobias Lear

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    October 15, 2018 by Bret Kramer (aka WinstonP)

    Captain Tobias Lear, who was laid to rest in the wonderfully named Point of Graves burying ground in Portsmouth, New …
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  3. Grave-tober 14 – Mary Dorr and the Frond Carver of Medway

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    October 14, 2018 by Bret Kramer (aka WinstonP)

      In Memory of Mrs Mary Dorr, Relict of Revd Jofseph Dorr who died Apl ye 9th 1776 in ye …
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  4. Grave-tober 13 – William Greenough (and the ‘JN’ Carver)

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    October 13, 2018 by Bret Kramer (aka WinstonP)

    We’ve discussed this particular gravestone carver before, during The 2015 October-ganza, I couldn’t pass up a chance, however, to point …
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  5. Grave-tober 12 – Zadock Davis

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    October 12, 2018 by Bret Kramer (aka WinstonP)

    Today’s entry for Grave-tober is an unusual looking stone I encountered in the little Massachusetts hill town of Ashburnham in …
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  6. Grave-tober 11 – Chow Manderien

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    October 11, 2018 by Bret Kramer (aka WinstonP)

    New England’s merchant ships ranged across the globe in the 18th century; sometimes we find a reminder of that carved …
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  7. Grave-tober 10 – Capt. Edward Hutchinson

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    October 10, 2018 by Bret Kramer (aka WinstonP)

    Today’s stone is that of Captain Edward Hutchinson, a casualty of King Philip’s War and the first Grave-tober subject to …
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