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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 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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  5. 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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  6. Grave-tober 9 – The Neal Children (and “the Old Stone Cutter”)

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    October 9, 2018 by Bret Kramer (aka WinstonP)

    There’s an old (and thoroughly bogus) tale about Ernest Hemingway having written the world’s shortest tragedy, totaling just six words …
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  7. Grave-tober 8 – Rebecca White, Boston refugee

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    October 8, 2018 by Bret Kramer (aka WinstonP)

    Today’s Grave-tober entry is a demonstration of the range of biographical information one might encounter in an epitaph. Most markers …
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