Remembering the life of a child

The death of a child is certainly heartbreaking. It often makes for interesting memorials.

Alice May Parker died in 1861 at age 12 of typhoid fever. At Congressional Cemetery, a praying angel the size of a child prays over her grave. Nearby is a small lamb for infant John Walker Maury and a cherub named Florence.

About Rick

Rick Snider is a native Washingtonian, long-time journalist and licensed tour guide since 2010.
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