Weekly Photo Challenge: Refreshing

Detail of Grant's tomb

I find the quote which adorns the exterior of Grant’s tomb refreshing. “Let us have peace” are the words which closed the President’s memoirs. For a man who served his country in war, his final wish strikes me as beautiful and timely.

My original post about the General Grant National Monument is here.

About Loren Rhoads

I'm the author of 199 Cemeteries to See Before You Die and Wish You Were Here: Adventures in Cemetery Travel, as well as a space opera trilogy. In addition to blogging at CemeteryTravel.com, I blog about my morbid life at lorenrhoads.com.
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4 Responses to Weekly Photo Challenge: Refreshing

  1. Bella Morte says:

    I just discovered your blog and am quite pleased with what I have seen and read thus far. Good show!

    I hope you’ll visit our website (bellamorte.net) to enjoy the fruits of our labour in exploring beautiful cemeteries and documenting them in words and photos.

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  2. Loren Rhoads says:

    Thanks so much for saying hello! You have a lovely site. You’ve inspired me to add a few more cemeteries to my “must-see” list.

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    • Bella Morte says:

      Well, you’ve certainly visited a number of places that count as “Holy Grails” for us. Thanks for whetting our appetites in that regard and for your compliments on our site.

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  3. Pingback: Cemetery of the Week #11: General Grant National Monument | Cemetery Travel: Adventures in Graveyards Around the World

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