Pictures of Headstones
Why? Who knows
I’ve been sitting on this Hub for a couple for days now, waiting. I wanted to make it my 100th Hub. But was unable to do so. It’s not here for any income or earnings, just something I find very interesting and can’t even begin to understand why.
When my children were small we were always looking for ways of entertaining them that didn’t cost us much. With 5 kids the costs of just hanging out can go beyond the ridiculous. So we’d pack a lunch and head off for the day.
When I was younger I didn’t like to go to cemeteries particularly the ones where my loved ones were buried. I still don’t, but I do like to visit the families of others that have been buried. No one needs to tell me how odd this is, I already know.
Normally I don’t take the camera, just wander around looking at the graves, sometimes making up stories of how people lived and died. Sometimes the names on the headstones remind me of someone still alive, or names of friends. Without a doubt I am always drawn to the baby graves, and usually end up crying for the loss the parents must have felt.
There are many famous people in this cemetery. All of the Kellogg family, Post family and many others along with Sojourner Truth. Since Battle Creek has been known as 'Cereal City' for a very long time, it only stands to reason the founders of those delicious breakfast cereals we've all come to love, would be buried in their city.