Palestine, Texas: Chrome Angel Grave

Heaven's hood ornament. Named "Angel on the Wind," according to a stone marker set into the ground.

Land of Memory Cemetery

Address:
US Hwy 287 N, Palestine, TX
Directions:
Land of Memory Cemetery is on U.S. 287 approximately 4 miles west of Palestine. You can get to U.S. 287 from Loop 256 which surrounds Palestine. U.S. 287 westbound makes a sharp left turn approximately 2 miles west of the Loop. The cemetery is on the north (right) side of U.S. 287 exactly 2 miles from the sharp turn. Across from 2299.
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Rusting chrome angel.

Chrome Angel

It's rusting! Someone needs to start a GoFundMe to restore this stunning work of art.

[David A Cole, 04/13/2019]

My my, hey hey. The inevitability of rust is probably one reason why we don't see more chrome tombstones.

Chrome angel.

Chrome Angel Grave

Great stop. Even enjoyed a picnic with great weather.

[Danny Clark, 08/23/2012]

Chrome Angel.

Chrome Angel Grave

Worth a stop especially on a pretty day. Other neat things there too. Each section of the Land of Memory Cemetery has a theme.

[Kim, 03/27/2010]

Chrome Angel.

Chrome Angel Grave

Large, chrome, Art Deco-inspired statue of an angel that looks like an over-sized hood ornament. It appears to be a free-standing, decorative statue in the cemetery rather than an individual's grave marker.

[Carmen Steigman, 05/01/2008]

Chrome Angel Grave Monument

Chrome Angel Grave

This is my all-time favorite cemetery angel, so far. I found this in Palestine. Palestine, Texas. I used to pass by it 2-3 times a week while traveling between Lufkin and Waxahachie, TX.

[Nik Kinze, 04/20/2008]

Heaven's hood ornament. Named "Angel on the Wind," according to a stone marker set in the ground, which quotes from the Bible - Matthew 24:27.31.

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