Lafayette Memorial Park in Fayette County has literally thousands of bronze vases adorning the headstones. But that number drops each day as the vases disappear at the hands of thieves.
Bordered by bunches of daylilies, people have been “resting in peace” here at the Mt. Varnum Cemetery, just off Old Brick Road, since it opened in the first-quarter of the 19th century.
In Chartiers Cemetery, sheltered and shaded by a canopy huge of maples, 130 Civil War soldiers find their final rest.