Wordless Wednesday: Soapstone Tombstones in Davidson County

Davidson County is home to several unique hand-carved headstones made out of soapstone in German folk art tradition. ┬áKatherine Benbow, our Western Piedmont Regional Coordinator, recently visited Abbott’s Creek Primitive Baptist Church and took pictures of these unique stones.

Phillip Horney

Joseph Idol

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Learn more about them on the Davidson County, NCGenWeb site.

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