Mound Cemetery

Mound Cemetery

Mound Cemetery

By Owen Hawley


This book of 520 pages with 175 black and white photos presents a thorough examination of historical, genealogical and artistic aspects of Mound Cemetery. Chapters include “East Marietta Burial Sites Before Mound Cemetery” “Burial Records and Readings of Mound Cemetery”, “Marietta’s Ancient Earthworks”, ”Cemetery Fence, Gate and DAR Memorial Plot”, “The Receiving Tomb (Ward Stone Vault”, “Tombstones, Stonecutters, and Gravestone Designs”, “African Americans in Mound Cemetery”, “Other Happenings in Mound Cemetery”, “Funerals, Funerary Customs and Memorial Verse”, “Abbreviations, Symbols, and Sources”, “Burials and Plot Owners”, and “Index to Buried Names.” Author Owen Hawley was an English professor at Marietta College who researched and wrote many articles and studies on local history.

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