Thursday, June 28, 2012

NEW Article Graveyard Rabbit Online Journal!

Our eyes, of course,are led to read epitaphs as we walk through cemeteries.  Their verses, either inspirational, full of warning, or descriptive about the deceased help us understand the lives of the dead.  Perhaps there are other trends as well. Hop on over to this week's Graveyard Rabbit Online Journal and learn about one theme that seems to be universal in epitaphs.

Thursday, June 21, 2012

New Article Graveyard Rabbit Online Journal!


Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. At any cemetery you wander in to, there is beauty all around you. Hop on over to this week's Graveyard Rabbit Online Journal, and learn John Thomas Grant's definition of art. Don't miss it!  To all of our rabbits attending the Association of Gravestone Studies Conference, have fun!!

Thursday, June 14, 2012

Rabbit Rewind- Graveyard Rabbit Online Journal


This week we take a step into our past, not just to a different historical era, but to a different year in our Graveyard Rabbit Online Journal history.  Since we're all still sending good thoughts to our fearless leader, footnoteMaven, this Rabbit Wrangler thought we could use a bit of inspiration from her. So enjoy this Rabbit Rewind, as we learn about the historical significance of Pallbearers.

Thursday, June 7, 2012

New Article- Graveyard Rabbit Online Journal





This week's journal article delves into the fascinating local history of Bangor, Maine. The Merchant of Bangor, by Kimberly Sawtelle,  is the story of Joseph H. Marie Junin, a French fur trader who became the first European victim of domestic violence-murder in the city of Bangor. Cemeteries are fantastic repositories for local history, leading us all to be detectives to learn more and more.  Hop on over to this week's Graveyard Rabbit Online Journal and learn about the Merchant of Bangor!