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Deacon Samuel Ford headstone, Woolwich, 1787

Contributed by Maine Historical Society

The headstone of Deacon Samuel Ford, buried in Woolwich in 1787, shows an angel, the symbol of judgment and resurrection, blowing a trumpet, the symbol of the announcement of the soul's entrance into heaven. The trumpet is sending a warning, "Know ye the Hour."

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  • Title: Deacon Samuel Ford headstone, Woolwich, 1787
  • Creator: Smith, Mason Philip
  • Creation Date: 1965
  • Subject Date: 1787
  • Town: Woolwich
  • County: Sagadahoc
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions (cm): 20 x 24
  • Local Code: Coll. 430, Box 1/7
  • Collection: Mason P. Smith
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822
http://www.mainehistory.org

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