Tuesday, September 16, 2008

101 Ways, Part 31: Passed to the Summer Land

For a brief intro to the "101 Ways to Say 'Died'" series, click here.

This gentle epitaph can be found in the Menotomy Burying Ground in Menotomy/Arlington, MA.

Martha H.
Passed to the
Summer Land
Sept. 13, 1817
Et. 31 yrs
---- is no death[?]

Many thanks to Lori Stokes for pointing me toward this one.

1 comment:

Lori Stokes said...

I think it says either "There is no death" or "Here is no death." The first would be a statement of faith, the second a comment on the "summer land."
Thanks for including this one; it's so unusual.