These Flowers Never Wilt
Cast into Stone
Boy, when you are dead, they really fix you up.
- J D Salinger
Well, maybe some do...
This is the family stone of John & Eliza Bonsall. Visible from this angle are details of four
of their children:
Nothing wilts faster than laurels that have been rested upon.
- Percy Bysshe Shelley
I know nothing about this monument except that the stonecutter was an artist who also, I'd be willing to bet,
The stone above and the one above that are almost identical. The stonecutter apparently used a pattern of some kind...
Dickson is the name on the largest family crypt in the cemetery (see Biggest House in the
In all there are 11 pages of photographs of some of the unusual features to be found in Morristown's Evergreen Cemetery. See the New Jersey section for seven pages and the Photographs section for the other four.
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