When first arriving to the Graceland Cemetery and Crematorium, west of Lake Michigan and Lake Shore Drive, you notice that the Graceland Cemetery is in the shape of a pentagon. Afterwards, you arrive at the entrance to be greeted by two monumental, red granite brick pillars. You are also greeted by an ornamental cast iron gate. The pillars and the gate are connected to brick walls that surround the cemetery. When staring at the entrance I notice how old and historic it looks, but I also notice that some of the walls look a little different than others. This is due to the walls actually being made from different materials. The western, southern, and northern walls were all made of red bricks, but the southern and northern walls were also composed
On March 4, 1921, an unknown soldier from World War I was buried with the approval of Congress in the plaza of the Memorial Amphitheatre at Arlington National Cemetery. This serviceman was chosen randomly out of four other servicemen from four individual gravesites located in France. Not only was this soldier honored as a valiant trooper, but unknown soldiers from World War II and the Korean War were honored and remembered at this site too. The soldier located in the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier was buried with a white marble sarcophagus on top of the grave that has engravings of both Greek figures and words that say “an American soldier known but to God.” The importance of this mausoleum is that it honors those who were unidentified soldiers, and shows that our country will honor our armed forces and respect them, whether they are known or unknown.
Obviously, the Tomb of the Unknown is heavily guarded at all times, even during the atrocious weather that comes upon Washington, D.C. In the year of 1948, the Third Infantry, also known as the Old Guard, had received the responsibility of guarding the most important tomb in Arlington National Cemetery. The Third Infantry is very important because it is the only infantry unit allowed to march with bayonets on the rifles. Primarily, the Third Infantry’s responsibility are duties, for example, conducting all military funerals at Arlington National Cemetery, providing protection for the capitol building and providing an escort for the president of the United States. The most important honor that can be given to any soldier of the Third Infantry
This article talks about the study of the Dunbar Cave in Montgomery County, Tennessee to learn more about the varied ways that the cave was used by people. Many of the artifacts that was in the cave linked its usage time to be from the Late Paleo-Indian to the Mississippian period. The article define dark-zone cave art as “the decorations in the areas of the caves that is beyond the reach of external lights”. Mug Glyph Cave art was found in the 12th Unnamed Cave in Tennessee and since then sixty-nine other caves that had dark-zone cave art were found. The artifacts and chronological data from these sites indicates that the tradition of cave art began 6000 years ago.
Woodlawn Cemetery is one of the biggest cemeteries in New York City and it's located in Woodlawn Heights. The special thing about this place is that it has the character of a rural cemetery. Woodlawn Cemetery was built during the Civil War and many great personalities in the American arts such as Herman Melville, and musicians Irving Berlin, Miles Davis, etc.
Late last night, a murderer by the name Mae Tuck evidently escaped her prison cell in Treegap. Although police can’t confirm anything, constable Rob Towns believe it was her family member who helped with this escape. They do know however that ten years old, Winnifred Foster, was found in the cell of Mae Tuck in replace of her. This family has yet to be found and have vanished into thin air.
In the movie Tombstone Wyatt Earp is made to appear like a hero who does his heroic acts in a way that could make him seem like a criminal. In the film Wyatt is seen shooting and killing people out of what seems like vengeance. But like all hero movies the Tombstone film also follows a hero quest. A hero’s quest is a outline of what the hero goes through in his journey. The hero’s quest contains the three crucial parts of the separation, the initiation, and the return.
A cemetery may seem like an odd stop on a city tour but the Old Smithville Burying Ground has been in use since before the town was officially created in 1792. The roots of the stately oak trees intertwine with the historical roots of Southport’s population. Many stories are told through the markers that populate this plot. From fallen Civil War soldiers to victims of yellow fever to memorials of men lost at sea, this stop on your tour is a hidden historical treasure revealing family life and tragedy.
It was an infamous plantation buried in Louisiana converted into a home for correcting convicted criminals. Only, once inside the doors, the rumors end and the truth begins. The weeks, months, and years the criminals spend are beyond their wildest nightmares. Follow Nala Osei as she unravels the criminals and makes them reveal who they truly are and what they've truly done.
Why would representing the school at the Tomb of the Unknowns be important to me?
Whether the intentions were due to social issues, resource scarcity, or perhaps some mix of the two, we will unfortunately never know. In a speech given at the Society for American Archaeology in 1997, John Edward Terrell of Chicago’s Field Museum acknowledged that motives for migration are too impossibly complex to determine centuries after the occurrence (Terrell, 2). He further elaborated on the multitude of factors involved, suggesting that “we should expect to find, among other things, that human cognitive processes of planning, decision-making, collective action and the like must have been part of what happened, e.g. when people were "responding to population pressure." Put simply, prehistoric human colonization was social as well as
Hidden in the crevices of the passage, a witch snuck in the forest of Death, which caused a corruption in the world. The witch likes to be called, “The Communist of the East,” she appeared to become vicious and cruel, the greed in her, ferociously made her become fearless. In the end, the witch protected the Honey Blossom trade because of the vast majority desiring the addicted substance. The Cheetah by her side attracted people to the message of the witch’s ideology. Their mortal enemy, Snake eyes, are people who accuse the witch of attacking their territory. Snake eyes took all of Milem territory, which restored the witches sovereignty. There was a magic building standing across the horizon in which lies the suffrage of The Delta Seaplex. There was a burst of fire from the evil fairy mother, “Who had caused this will suffer!!,” after finding out the collapse of the Treasure Island. Money, gold, silver, and diamonds were gone, which was outrageous towards her, which caused famine to each household. The fairy queen ordered all citizens of the Delta Seaplex to contribute to the war, if not they
They, oh so openly, asked her if they could hide their coffin in her home, Dolphin Key, because it was a gated community that was had a 24/7 guard.
Stonehenge, erected around 2500-1600 B.C.E. by tens of thousands of labor workers, represents the peaceful coming together of east and west Britain. It is thought to be a cultural, spiritual, historical, and a sacrificial center. Many experts believe Stonehenge may have also been a burial site for the elite. Located in Wiltshire, United Kingdom, it is believed that 3 separate tribes are responsible from building what is known as Stonehenge. The Windmill people around 2500 B.C.E., the Beaker people around 2000 B.C.E., and the Wessex people around 1600 B.C.E. Today, Stonehenge is the most famous megalithic site in the world, attracting more than 800,000 visitors. Stonehenge uses color, material, and shape, as well as pattern, balance, and emphasis, in order