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Covington Georgia Cemetery Self-Guided Tour

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Covington GA is well known for its' historic cemeteries that are filled with beauty and sorrow. The mystery behind these cemeteries draws people to the sites yearly. People are curious about the stories behind each grave and what lies beyond it.
What makes these graves so interesting and iconic, is the etchings people can create from the grave markers. There are many different types of etchings and each etching has its own meaning. The City of Covington Cemetery has many different etchings you can see, such as, clasped hands, anchors, and angels. The markers can mean anything from reunification to protection. If you want to learn more about grave markers and etchings, read one of our other blogs here.
If you would like to learn more about the City of Covington cemetery, then we suggest a Covington Georgia cemetery self-guided tour. Cemetery tours don't help people learn more about the grave markers and their meanings, but they also are a unique learning experience for children. Children can do etchings of the markers on the graves. This has become a popular activity for people on cemetery tours. Taking home the grave marker symbol is something special and meaningful. It is a one-of-a-kind keepsake of your time visiting Covington.
The first step of doing etchings is placing the piece of paper over the marker. Next, start sketching your pencil over the grave marker gently until you start seeing the image. Lastly, look up the meaning of your grave marker symbol.
Etchings can be kept forever. On your next visit to Covington, why not take a tour and try out this neat trick?

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