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28 Headstones That Defied Expectations

The traditional headstone is a bit less wide than the grave, inscribed with the deceased’s name and dates of birth and death. Sometimes there is a short phrase or a symbol carved into it. But some headstones are so different and distinctive that they dominate the entire cemetery, and maybe even draw tourists. A list at Atlas Obscura has gravestones that tell us a lot about the deceased, or very little.
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28 Headstones That Defied Expectations

Lifestyle / Travel : Atlas Obscura

A grave marker is how people will remember you long after everyone you know has passed, so you'd better make it good. When done well, it can provide a sense of one's style in life. The epitaph should be pithy, the shape and style me...

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