Winchester, Indiana: Our Jonnie Gravestone

If you're a fan of the 1995 movie "Now and Then," here's Our Jonnie's actual tombstone.

Old Winchester Cemetery

650 S. Western Ave., Winchester, IN
Old Winchester Cemetery. At Western Ave. and Huntsville Rd. -- the wooded lot should be fairly obvious.
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Our Jonnie gravestone. Our Jonnie Gravestone

Our Jonnie gravestone with sleeping stone child and teddy bear.

[Toni, 07/08/2012]

The teddy bear is obviously a later addition, as is the fame of this formerly obscure little tombstone.

Our Jonnie Gravestone

"Our Jonnie" tombstone at the old Winchester Graveyard is significant in the plot of the movie, Now & Then (1995). The graveyard has been lovingly restored by the Randolph County Historical Museum after many years of neglect.

[Kirstin, 07/25/2009]

The "Our Jonnie" gravestone has a sculpted sleeping (or dead) child on top of it. Five-year old Jonnie Carter died in 1862.

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