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  1. Jun 2020
  2. May 2020
  3. Nov 2018
    1. They believed that through their bones or ashes, the dead “consumed” whatever food or drink the living offered. So they built “libation tubes” into graves that directly connected living relatives to their ancestors below. The idea was that the liquid didn’t have to seep through the ground to get to their remains, and could instead flow directly to them.

      I've never heard of this before. Both cool and creepy.

  4. Apr 2015
    1. his memorial statue is of a young man, William (Bill) Spenncke, from Glen Cove, who fought in

      Finally tracked down the information on the Glen Cover doughboy statue, the one my brother and I call the "Mourning Doughboy".