It is an old family cemetery that dates back to the mid-1800s with its last burial in 1942. Years ago someone tried to mark the graves with white crosses, a gallant effort, but ultimately in vain. Today the forlorn old crosses sit haphazard among overgrown bushes, weeds and gloomy Spanish moss.
And while this old graveyard has a woeful and melancholy feel, it has its light-hearted touches. This ladder leaning against the tree, so handy to a number of graves, seems to be ready to help these souls start their climbs to their own personal Elysian Fields. Who doesn’t need a boost up; one last bit of help?
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Thanks for the nice comments. I love old cemeteries and this one is unique. At my age it often takes me a lot of time to get the camera focused, and in a cemetery no one moves or gets impatient with me. 😉
Excellent image Don 👍🏻 Great back story also.
Beautiful work and I enjoyed the back story.