Monday, October 08, 2012

Family History Month: Wheel in the Graveyard

Morgan by midgefrazel
Morgan, a photo by midgefrazel on Flickr.
Family History Month: Going Around in the Graveyard.

You didn't think I remembered that I found this wheel-like stone, did you?

North Cemetery, Wayland, MA

3 comments:

Texicanwife said...

This actually a mill stone. Used in water or electric mills to grind wheat and corn.

Midge Frazel said...

Yes, there are a couple others in this cemetery. I think they make great viewing!

I also think I've used this photo before.

Midge

Anonymous said...

Hi Midge, Yes, it is either a straight-out milling grindstone or it is meant to resemble one. Would have been used for grain milling. Super interesting to see that in a cemetery - unless the person was a Miller who had that as a memorial headstone.