Northeast Alabama GravesheltersThursday, February 18, 2010
East of Kilpatrick, Alabama on Hwy 68 is the Lathamville Baptist Church, which has three different graveshelters in its cemetery. It also has some areas with folk customs, such as swept/sanded, mounded graves with curbing:
Musician Alan Jabbour and his wife, Karen made a cemetery tour a few years ago and also found these shelters. It was from their site that I found the one in Kilpatrick that has since been removed. Their pics can be found here.
Next week I'll post some from west Alabama and northeast MS...