product description page
Early Gravestones in Southern Maine : The Genius of Bartlett Adams (Paperback) (Ron Romano)
About this item
The slate gravestones of southern Maine bear evidence to the region's fascinating history, from shipwrecks and famous wartime sea captains to countless ordinary citizens. Master stone-cutter Bartlett Adams memorialized the tragedy and triumph of the region in nearly two thousand gravestones. Examine the artistry of the headstones that mark the resting places of three generations of the same family who all went down with the schooner Charles, and discover the grief that Adams poured into the stones for his own three children. Through deep and original research, author and guide Ron Romano narrates the early history of southern Maine and one man's legacy, carved in stone.
Number of Pages: 171
Genre: History, Travel, Photography
Publisher: Arcadia Pub
Author: Ron Romano
Street Date: August 8, 2016
Item Number (DPCI): 248-27-5516
If the item details above aren’t accurate or complete, we want to know about it. Report incorrect product info.