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Thornrose Cemetery and Gatehouse

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1849 established; c. 1900 gatehouse, T. J. Collins and Son. 1041 W. Beverley St.

Thornrose Cemetery was established when the town graveyard at Trinity Episcopal Church became overcrowded. The cemetery is entered through a Romanesque Revival rusticated stone gatehouse with a broad round-arched gateway topped by a pyramid-shaped roof with a diminutive cupola. Surrounding walls protect the varied grave markers set among winding paths and trees on the hilly site.

Writing Credits

Anne Carter Lee

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