Double Tree Trunks--Clear Creek Cemetery, Clear Creek

MontgomeryDoubleTrunks.jpg

Title

Double Tree Trunks--Clear Creek Cemetery, Clear Creek

Subject

Tree trunks

Description

William Blakely born 1814, died 1890. Elizabeth Blakely born 1828, died 1901. Tree trunks symbolized rustic and rural values, the biblical Tree of Life, and certain fraternal organizations-such as the Woodmen of the World. This is an example of a double tree trunk tombstone for spouses.

Creator

Montgomery, Pauline

Source

Pauline Montgomery Indiana tombstone photographs and records, Collection C386
Ledger pg. 167, entry no. 5

Publisher

Indiana University Archives, Bloomington.

Date

1962

Contributor

Meyer, Matthew
Morrison, Katherine

Rights

Copyright owner: Indiana University

Format

Photograph

Identifier

Donor image number 1409 - 1409A

Coverage

Clear Creek Cemetery
Clear Creek

Citation

Montgomery, Pauline, “Double Tree Trunks--Clear Creek Cemetery, Clear Creek,” Indiana University Archives Exhibits, accessed December 9, 2022, https://collections.libraries.indiana.edu/iubarchives/items/show/951.

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