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Thursday, January 21, 2010
Cemeteries - Check for Footstones
Often if you just take a photo head on, to get the inscription, you might not even be aware that there is a footstone. Always look behind the headstone, about 5' or so to see if there is a footstone.
The photo below give you an idea of what a headstone and footstone look like taken together. It was posted on Tuesday, for my Steven Daniel. There is a separate photo of the footstone, but I was wondering if everybody knew what it was. (The headstone is in the front middle, and the small footstone is behind.) And a perfect example of a headstone that was damaged.