Documented this Blount County, Alabama graveshelter last month — it’s at Providence Primitive Baptist, which was founded in 1831 with 16 members, according to the monument at the corner of the church.
The friend that I went with here has family buried in this cemetery. It a nice setting, on a hill, maintained.
I didn’t know the specific name, but my plant identifier app says this is a French rose, rosa gallica.
Merrill family graveshelter:
A unique door:
Obviously, grass won’t grow inside the grave shelter, but there’s a broom kept, to sweep it clean of leaves and debris:
Also on this weekend, we visited Johnsons Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery in Danville, Alabama. It used to have several graveshelters, but unfortunately, they’re all gone now.
Not too far away from there, also in Danville, Hopewell Baptist Church Cemetery