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From simple to complex, cemeteries have come full circle

This Memorial Day, as we returned to the cemeteries to pick up the decorations from the graves of loved ones, it might be a good time to reflect on how much can be learned from these hallowed and tranquil places.

The layout of the graveyards; the style and type of gravestones; the word and symbols and carvings on the headstones — it all tells us a little about our ancestors.

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