Cemetery in Jefferson, Iowa


I didn’t end up with much, but the mausoleum makes up for it!

awesome mosoleum

No, not this one

neat doors

Though it IS cool!


This is just kinda cute

marble texture



I love these old tree/wood ones!


children – I have a weird obsession with kid tombstones

Gracie & berenice

A couple more

the most awesome mosoleum ever

This is the one I meant

door detail

Even the door is awesome

look at that stone wrok

Look at that stone work!


edited 😉

Yeeeeaaaah! I want a tomb like that! 😀

Song playing at the moment – “I’ll Give You Sympathy” – The Rascals


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About Joleene Naylor

An independent author, freelance artist, and photographer for fun who loves anime, music, and writing. Check out my vampire series Amaranthine at http://JoleeneNaylor.com or drop me a line at Joleene@JoleeneNaylor.com

4 responses to “Cemetery in Jefferson, Iowa”

  1. julihoffman says :

    I like the gothic architecture on the last photos. I am also facinated by old cemeteries. I can make a whole day of it. I really like old Catholic cemeteries from the 1800s-early 1900s. The Victorians sure knew how to decorate a gravesite. 🙂 I’d love to visit some REALLY old ones out east, but that hasn’t happened yet…someday. Sigh!

    I found a strange gravesite on my last outing. There were a pair of graves that each had a small metal door on the ground. Why? Were the doors there in case there’d been a mistake? Were they there to ease further additons? I’m not sure. I should post the pics and see if anyone knows what the little doors were for.

    Have a great day!

  2. moonvapors says :

    any of those would cost a fortune now days. The fancy mausoleum should be something for a vampire, lol

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