October Mourning

IMG_3790Do you just love this time of year? You may enjoy this slideshow of photos taken at Grand Rapids’ Oakhill Cemetery recently. The photos and the music were both done by local artists. The scenery is beautiful at Oakhill, the monuments are fascinating and there are many familiar names. If you love local history, you may want to plan a walk through some nice day. Then you might want to visit the library’s local history section to learn about the folks you just “visited”. You never know just what you may dig up, figuratively speaking.

2 Responses to “October Mourning”

  1. October 28, 2009 at 11:19 am #

    Incredible monuments. This actually brings back childhood memories, since my funeral director dad loved to walk through beautiful cemeteries and read headstones and, of course, made us go along. They are fascinating places for history.

  2. October 28, 2009 at 12:05 pm #

    There's an event on Saturday to tour the cemetery – http://www.therapidian.org/trees-treats-and-tombs