Indiana University Archives Exhibits

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  • Tags: Clear Creek Cemetery

MontgomeryChurch.jpg
Maxine Rush, birth date unknown, died 1925. This unique tombstone features a small statue of a church. As of 2011 the church tombstone is no longer extant and has been replaced with a more traditional tombstone with the inscription "Rock a bye baby…

MontgomeryLily.jpg
Beulah Riggle born 1900, died 1923. Among flowers, lilies in tombstone designs especially symbolize innocence, fidelity, and the Christian notion of Easter resurrection.

MontgomeryDoubleTrunks.jpg
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…

MontgomeryLambonStump.jpg
Companion of Pauline Montgomery is shown photographing a tombstone for Olive Ruth Adams, born 1912, died 1922. Lambs symbolize an infant or child's tombstone. Tree trunks symbolized rustic and rural values, the biblical Tree of Life, and certain…
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