Thursday, November 05, 2009

Potter's Field

Potter's Field, at Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery, in Saint Louis, Missouri, USA

Paupers' graves, at Saints Peter and Paul Catholic cemetery, in Saint Louis, Missouri.

Potter's Field, at Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery, in Saint Louis, Missouri, USA - monument

Here is the monument that is seen at the far end of the field seen in the first photo. On the other side, it reads:

J.M.J.
IN MEMORY OF THE
OLD PEOPLE
WHO DIED IN THE HOME
OF THE LITTLE SISTERS
OF THE POOR
R.I.P.

2 comments:

  1. Mark...the distance between the monument and the headstones leads one to believe that the entire area is filled with unmarked grave sites is that the case?

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  2. I would assume so. This section of the cemetery is closed to new burials.

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