Historical Tour of the Fort Douglas National Historic Landmark Cemetery

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Join Cemetery Program Manager Amy Barry from the Utah Division of State History for a walking tour of the history of Utah’s longest-serving military post’s cemetery. Learn about who was buried there and how efforts to preserve these fragile tombstones continue.  At the end of the tour participants are welcome …

Design Through Time: A History of Military Gravestone Design

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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. …