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'Tombstone Symbols' program Saturday
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MONROE - Tombstone Symbols - "Voices from the Past" is a free program that will be presented by Dr. John Inman for the public and the Green County Genealogical Society at 10 a.m. Saturday in the upper conference room of the Monroe library. Inman has taken photos of tombstones from the Midwest to the southeastern states including the colonial cemeteries of Savannah and Charleston.Inman will discuss why tombstones have various symbols and their meaning. For example, a broken flower bud meant a life cut short by an early death.