Spring Grove Cemetery Uncovered

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Hey Everyone! This is just a brief powerpoint that includes some of the pictures I have taken the past few weeks along with a look into the monument I chose to research! Hope you enjoy it!

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Spring Grove Cemetery Uncovered

  1. 1. Spring Grove Cemetery Uncovered…It’s many beautiful sculptures, flowers and stories told in pictures<br />
  2. 2. Beautiful Flowers<br />
  3. 3. Picturesque Landscapes <br />
  4. 4. Amazing Memorial Monuments<br />General William Lytle’s Powerful Memorial with the symbolic saddened eagle<br />The Fleischman Memorial representing the Greek Parthenon<br />
  5. 5. Monuments Continued…<br />Guardian Angels<br />
  6. 6. Jacob Hoffner Monument<br />The Hoffner monument is<br />situated on a promontory in<br />section 57, and was erected in<br />1853 by Jacob Hoffner, to the<br />memory of his wife and children.<br />This monument represents a<br />gothic shrine, and was executed<br />in Italian marble by Charles Rule,<br />of this city, from a design of the<br />late John B. Earnshaw. The<br />beautiful statue which adorns this<br />elegant structure is from Fantocci,<br />of Florence, Italy.<br />
  7. 7. Digging deeper into the Jacob Hoffner Monument<br />The family monument of Jacob<br />Hoffner, of which a representation is<br />given in our frontispiece, copied<br />from a photograph, is the most<br />attractive to visitors, generally, of any<br />one in the Cemetery. It consists of a<br />Gothic shrine, in which is the statue<br />of a graceful female scattering<br />flowers upon the graves of the dead,<br />all of white marble. <br />
  8. 8. J.H. Memorial Continued…<br />Grieving woman spreading flowers over graves of those who have passed away<br />
  9. 9. J.H. Memorial Continued…<br />Mourning, yet courageous lions guarding the steps leading up to the Hoffner Memorial <br />Replica Lions from<br /> Florence Italy<br />
  10. 10. J.H. Memorial<br />This monument was erected by Jacob Hoffner to the memory of his wife Elizabeth and their children.<br />
  11. 11. Symbolism of the J.H. Memorial<br />
  12. 12. Symbolism Continued…<br />
  13. 13. What does this tell us about…<br />Jacob Hoffner<br />
  14. 14. The End<br />

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