Fort Douglas Cemetery Tour

Amy Barry

Save the date for one of our most popular FREE events! The cemetery tour at the Fort Douglas Post Cemetery (405 South Chipeta Way, Salt Lake City, Utah 84108) is an opportunity for kids and adults to learn more about Utah’s military history in a fun, child-friendly, Halloween-themed environment. We …

Design Through Time: A History of Military Gravestone Design

Amy Barry History Main Blog

By Amy Barry, Utah Cemetery & Burials Program Manager Marking burials with gravestones has always had a myriad of meanings. The more modern connotation has reflected European traditions ingrained in America’s immigrants. It wasn’t until the 19th century that gravestones did more than reflect the final resting place of someone. …