Define the following
Choose one: slate, sandstone, marble, schist, granite
1. Why do historians find graveyards useful for research?
2. How and why are modern cemeteries different in appearance from the
graveyards of the 18th and 19th centuries?
3. Why are the early graveyards usually so far from the meetinghouses?
Who owned the graveyard land?
4. Trace the symbols used on gravestones from the 17th and early 18th
centuries to the late 19th century. How does the iconography reflect the
thinking of the period during the various time periods?