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Kosciusko Monuments

Monday, March 23, 2009

Since we were in Kosciusko to visit Miss Hull's house, we took these pics at the cemetery which is just a couple of blocks away.  


This couple, the Burdines, had 19 children together - their names are all on the center part of the monument:

The best-known monument here is of Laura Kelly who died in 1890.  Her husband had a sculptor in Italy make a monument of her from a picture of her on their wedding day:




At the time of her death, Mr. Kelly was having their home built, so people say that is why he asked the architect to add on a third story - so that he would be able to see her monument from that window: 

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