Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Tombstone Tuesday - Scenes of Oakwood

Oakwood Cemetery in Custer Township, outside the city of Braidwood, Will County, Illinois, is a scenic country cemetery. It is the home of many Scottish and English immigrants who came to work in the coal mines of 1870's Illinois.

 grave of original miner James Braidwood

many lots still have concrete borders intact

moonrise

oaks, sand and scrub cactus all in Illinois
 
beautiful scroll knot atop gravestone

sunset

© 2012 Sally Knudsen

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