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Monthly Archives: October 2018

  1. Grave-tober 21 – Margaret Haile (and Seth Luthor)

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    October 21, 2018 by Bret Kramer (aka WinstonP)

    Today’s Grave-tober entry is this lovely memorial for Mrs. Margaret Haile, in Providence’s St. John’s Churchyard. In MEMEMORY Of Margaret …
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  2. Grave-tober 20 – Hasadiah Houghton

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    October 20, 2018 by Bret Kramer (aka WinstonP)

    ‘Most of the gravestones I’ve highlighted this month have been created with some artistic intent, no matter how imperfectly realized.  …
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  3. Grave-tober 19 – Abram Bradly

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    October 19, 2018 by Bret Kramer (aka WinstonP)

    Today’s entry in the Grave-tober series is not so much about the deceased or their burial market, but rather a …
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  4. Grave-tober 18 – Mary Nasson, the “Witch” of York, Maine

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    October 18, 2018 by Bret Kramer (aka WinstonP)

    Today’s grave, like Joseph Palmer’s, is relatively well known, having been covered by many sites of a historical or occult …
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  5. Grave-tober 17 – Two Unusual Carvers: “The Bat” & “The Bozrah Devil”

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    October 17, 2018 by Bret Kramer (aka WinstonP)

    For more than a century scholars have undertaken the sometime challenging task of identifying the stonecarvers, professional and otherwise, who …
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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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