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Understanding Cemetery Symbols: A Field

Understanding Cemetery Symbols: A Field Guide for Historic Graveyards (Messages from the Dead)

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Understanding Cemetery Symbols: A Field Guide for Historic Graveyards (Messages from the Dead) Author: Snider, TuiBrand: Createspace Independent Publishing PlatformEdition: 1Binding: PaperbackNumber Of Pages: 230Release Date: 30-05-2017Details: Product Description Guide to Historic Cemeteries

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Author: Snider, Tui

Brand: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

Edition: 1

Binding: Paperback

Number Of Pages: 230

Release Date: 30-05-2017

Details: Product Description Guide to Historic Cemeteries Understanding Cemetery Symbols by Tui Snider is a reference book for genealogists, history buffs, ghost hunters and others seeking to learn the forgotten meanings of cemetery symbols in historic graveyards. Find out: Why garden cemeteries were America’s first public parks The difference between a cemetery and a graveyard How the skull and crossbones evolved into cherubs Why symbols matter Learn about: The different types of American cemeteries The history of grave robbing The symbolic meaning of coins, stones, and seashells at grave sites Common Latin phrases on headstones Identify: Saints, angels, and other cemetery statuary Symbols for secret societies and clubs Different types of crosses Common cemetery architecture styles The symbolic meaning of plants, flowers, and trees Different types of headstone styles, monuments, and mausoleums About the Author Tui Snider is an award-winning author, speaker, and musician who specializes in quirky, haunted, and bizarre destinations. As she puts it: I used to write fiction. But then, I moved to Texas! Snider's writing and photography has been featured by a variety of publications, including Coast to Coast AM, FOX Travel News, LifeHack, Sky Europe, easyJet, the City of Plano and more.  Snider's award winning books inspired by the Lone Star state include Paranormal Texas, The Lynching of the Santa Claus Bank Robber, and Unexpected Texas. In 2016, Tui served as the writer in residence for Tarleton State University's Langdon Review and recently taught classes based on her books at Texas Christian University. Tui has many more books in progress. She enjoys connecting with readers all over the world, so drop by her website ( and say hi!

Package Dimensions: 8.6 x 5.4 x 0.5 inches

Languages: English

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