Any wandering taphophiles gravely reading the stones at Salt Lake City Cemetery may want to check out the resting place of Lilly E. Gray, born 1881, died 1958. What makes this grave so interesting, to put it simply, is its epitaph: “Victim of the Beast 666.”
I haven’t posted too much this summer, if you haven’t noticed. Mostly it’s because, well, it’s summer, but I’ve also been up to other things outside Stranger Dimensions. Namely, genealogy research. That means pouring over old documents, photographs, and trekking through a few graveyards in order to find better information about distant family members.
At Graceland Cemetery in Chicago, Illinois, a statue stands out among the tombstones, protected behind glass. But this statue, as ordinary as it may appear, is unlike the others. Some say it’s afraid of thunderstorms.
Last month, Nathan Ziegler was out testing his new camera at Old Pioneer Cemetery in Milton-Freewater, Oregon. He’d placed it on a tripod to capture a time-lapse of the sunset on the hill, a nice shot of some tombstones, the horizon, and a tree off in the distance.