Maplewood Cemetery, Mayfield, Kentucky
"Since 1899 many tourists have visited Maplewood Cemetery to view the unique memorial erected by Col. Henry Wooldridge, Kentucky horseman and hunter.  Proud of his lineage, he ha a figure of himself carved of marbled in Italy (1893) and figures of his relatives, his dog, horse, a deer and fox cut from stone.  Col. Henry Wooldridge died in 1899 and is buried in the Mausoleum, surrounded by these fantastic monuments.”  — from the back of the linen postcard on top.  Linen cards date to around 1930-1945.
 The second card adds that the statues were erected in 1894 and that  “Col. Wooldrige is the only person buried in the lot, his body resting in the stone vault in front of the statue.”
The second card is an ektachrome by Helen O’Brien, who made a lot of postcard photos.  Kodak introduced the ektachrome process in the 1940s, but judging from the way the trees behind the Woolridge monument have matured, I’m guessing this card dates to the 50s or later.
Notice that the pretty little fence in the first card has been replaced by the ugly chicken wire fence in the second card.  I wonder if vandalism was a problem. Maplewood Cemetery, Mayfield, Kentucky
"Since 1899 many tourists have visited Maplewood Cemetery to view the unique memorial erected by Col. Henry Wooldridge, Kentucky horseman and hunter.  Proud of his lineage, he ha a figure of himself carved of marbled in Italy (1893) and figures of his relatives, his dog, horse, a deer and fox cut from stone.  Col. Henry Wooldridge died in 1899 and is buried in the Mausoleum, surrounded by these fantastic monuments.”  — from the back of the linen postcard on top.  Linen cards date to around 1930-1945.
 The second card adds that the statues were erected in 1894 and that  “Col. Wooldrige is the only person buried in the lot, his body resting in the stone vault in front of the statue.”
The second card is an ektachrome by Helen O’Brien, who made a lot of postcard photos.  Kodak introduced the ektachrome process in the 1940s, but judging from the way the trees behind the Woolridge monument have matured, I’m guessing this card dates to the 50s or later.
Notice that the pretty little fence in the first card has been replaced by the ugly chicken wire fence in the second card.  I wonder if vandalism was a problem.

Maplewood Cemetery, Mayfield, Kentucky

"Since 1899 many tourists have visited Maplewood Cemetery to view the unique memorial erected by Col. Henry Wooldridge, Kentucky horseman and hunter.  Proud of his lineage, he ha a figure of himself carved of marbled in Italy (1893) and figures of his relatives, his dog, horse, a deer and fox cut from stone.  Col. Henry Wooldridge died in 1899 and is buried in the Mausoleum, surrounded by these fantastic monuments.  — from the back of the linen postcard on top.  Linen cards date to around 1930-1945.

 The second card adds that the statues were erected in 1894 and that  “Col. Wooldrige is the only person buried in the lot, his body resting in the stone vault in front of the statue.”

The second card is an ektachrome by Helen O’Brien, who made a lot of postcard photos.  Kodak introduced the ektachrome process in the 1940s, but judging from the way the trees behind the Woolridge monument have matured, I’m guessing this card dates to the 50s or later.

Notice that the pretty little fence in the first card has been replaced by the ugly chicken wire fence in the second card.  I wonder if vandalism was a problem.

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