The Old Granary is filled with the august leftovers of famous historic personages, including John Hancock, the Boston Massacre victims, Paul Revere, Samuel Adams, the parents of Benjamin Franklin, and more. But I like the engravings of skeletons in funny positions the best.
|Not to get too precise, but there are about a bazillion |
variations on the winged skull motif at the Old Granary.
I captured just a few of the styles for this post.
|Helpfully labeled Memento mori. |
Again, I willfully don't find this redundant.
|Even the grave erroneously fabled to be that|
of the famous Mother Goose wants us to
remember her not as she was, but as she is.
|Bravo, lawn personnel.|