December 5, 2013

Entering Beaver Creek Cemetery

Beaver Creek, Maryland


The cemetery gate faces Beaver Creek Road next to the Brethren Church.

I took the second picture inside the cemetery. The gate would be near the right side of the picture. The warm colors of sunshine belie the fact that temperatures were falling and a cold wind was blowing.

I imagine the Witmer marker is for a distant cousin of mine because my great great grandmother Eliza Witmer was from Beaver Creek. She married John Hammer and they moved to Illinois in 1838.


18 comments:

  1. It's a good setting for a cemetery. That second shot is beautiful!

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  2. My son has a close friend with the Witmer surname, which is not a very common name in my opinion.

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  3. Love the first pic of the gate at Beaver Creek. Great capture!

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  4. Beautiful sky, intriguing tidbit of a possible family connection.

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  5. That's a really impressive cemetery sign, and a great sky!

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  6. Very beautiful photos for SWF!Have a nice weekend.

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  7. Great shots, the first one with the gate is my favorite. Pretty skies! Have a happy weekend!

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  8. You just don't sign cemetary signs like this one in France.

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  9. It is finally getting cold here too, your cemetery shots are so serene, especially because of the link to family.

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  10. what a beautiful entryway and now you'll have to research her to see how you are related!

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  11. Beautiful photos! I like these beautiful pink clouds! Beautiful light in the cemetery!

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  12. I love the first photo! Such a pretty sky even if it was cold.

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