Deacon Samuel Ford headstone, 1787, Woolwich, 1965

Contributed by Maine Historical Society

Description

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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About This Item

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

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230
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