Intricately carved angels appear atop ancient gravestones around Berkshire County. Purchase photos in this gallery here.
Old grave markers in a forgotten cemetery.
Thankful Dean, wife of Cap. Josiah Dean, is interred in Cone Hill Cemetery, Richmond
A gravestone rubbng from a grave in South Williamstown.
July 12, 1793, departed this life, Miss Sarah Squier.
Gravestone of Mrs. Marcy Lincoln, who died Oct. 27, 1788.
An intricate winged angel tops the gravestone of Mrs. Elizabeth Hoppin who died Nov. 1789.
The gravestone of Huldah Squier.
Mr. Stephen Hicok, died May 12, 1790, aged 88 years.
Elizabeth Baker, wife of Francis Baker, died Nov. 22, 1791 in the 38th year of life.
Sacred to the memory of Mrs. Rebekah Hickox, consort of Mr. Nathaniel Hickcox, who died Nov. 11, 1787.
Grand Army of the Republic 1861-1865 Civil War Grave Marker.
Sons of the American Revolution Grave Marker.
Pittsfield's 'boy general' in the Civil War was William Francis Bartlett, statues of whom stand at Berkshire Community College and at the State House in Boston. May 26, 1973.
Stephen D. Budrow, local cemetery historian, stans at the grave of Col. James Easton, who helped plan the capture of Fort Ticonderoga and who had a store and tavern in Pittsfield.
In Memory of Mrs. Rebekah Hubbell.
Spanish-American War Veteran Marker.
World War I Grave Marker.
World War II Grave Marker
Korean War Marker
Vietnam War Marker
Lloyd Andrews Hamilton was a World War I flying ace.
Memorial Day, and the week preceeding it brings families, like this one, to the Pittsfield Cemetery.
The Allen family gravesite. Marke in the foreground belongs to the Rev. Thomas Allen, Pittsfield's 'fighting parson' at the Battle of Bennington.
Jennifer Huberdeau is The Eagle's features editor. Prior to The Eagle, she worked at The North Adams Transcript. She is a 2021 Rabkin Award Winner, 2020 New England First Amendment Institute Fellow and a 2010 BCBS Health Care Fellow.
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