Our cemeteries are not only our outdoor history books but also our outdoor art museums. The older cemeteries especially have statues, bas-reliefs, even photos. Here are some faces of the silent city.
Weathered bas-relief on a cast-zinc tombstone at Pioneers Rest (1850).
Angel at Pioneers Rest.
Bas-relief at Oakwood.
Confederate soldier statue at Oakwood.
Cameo on the tombstone of a member of the Evans Roma clan at Rose Hill (1929).
Detail of The Last Supper, Mount Olivet.