Thursday, August 07, 2008

Harrington Meeting House Cemetery

We walked the cemetery behind the Harrington Meeting House and Museum this afternoon. It holds many, many people taken by the sea, either through war (there were many Captains - though Meg points out these could be ship's captains not military Captains) or through commerce, specifically whaling. Also an awful proportion of children; many families experiencing the loss of many children before age twenty.

Oh, and it was kind of a spooky place...

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