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Early Gravestones in Southern Maine: The Genius of Bartlett Adams (Paperback)

Early Gravestones in Southern Maine: The Genius of Bartlett Adams By Ron Romano, James Blachowicz (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Ron Romano, James Blachowicz (Foreword by)
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The slate gravestones of southern Maine bear evidence to the region's fascinating history, from shipwrecks and famous wartime sea captains to countless ordinary citizens. Master stone-cutter Bartlett Adams memorialized the tragedy and triumph of the region in nearly two thousand gravestones. Examine the artistry of the headstones that mark the resting places of three generations of the same family who all went down with the schooner Charles, and discover the grief that Adams poured into the stones for his own three children. Through deep and original research, author and guide Ron Romano narrates the early history of southern Maine and one man's legacy, carved in stone.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781467136396
ISBN-10: 1467136395
Publisher: History Press
Publication Date: August 8th, 2016
Pages: 176
Language: English