History of Headstones

Join us  this Tuesday night, April 5th,  at 7:00 P.M. in room 300B of the Ross Pendergraft Library & Technology Center for a special presentation on the history of cemetery headstones.  Guest speaker, Holly Hope from the Department of Arkansas Heritage, will share her extensive knowledge of cemeteries and headstone symbolism found on graves from around the state.  Learn all about graveyard symbols like lambs, broken branches, clasping hands, and weeping angels this Tuesday night at the library.  This event, presented by the Ross Pendergraft Library and The Department of Arkansas Heritage, is free and open to the public.

Mt. Holly Cemetery, from Arkansas Historic Preservation Program website