Monroe, Louisiana: Grave of a Married Man

Gossips whispered that Annie Livingston never married her husband, Sidney Saunders. So when he died, she erected a marble statue of him holding a carving of their marriage certificate.

Old City Cemetery

Address:
Elysian Fields Rd, Monroe, LA
Directions:
Old City Cemetery. At the intersection of N. 9th St., Elysian Fields Rd, and Desiard St. Statue is just inside the cemetery entrance, on the left.
Admission:
Free
Save to My Sights

Visitor Tips and News About Grave of a Married Man

Reports and tips from RoadsideAmerica.com visitors and Roadside America mobile tipsters. Some tips may not be verified. Submit your own tip.

Marriage certificate.

Sidney Saunders Statue

This statue was placed atop Sidney Saunders burial vault by his questionable wife, holding a copy of their marriage certificate, as supposed proof that they were actually married. She had the statue facing downtown, toward the naysayers' homes, where he could stare at them for eternity.

[Bobby Tedford & Glenn Austin, 01/22/2016]

Nearby Offbeat Places

Biedenharn Coca-Cola and Bible MuseumBiedenharn Coca-Cola and Bible Museum, Monroe, LA - 2 mi.
Duck Dynasty HeadquartersDuck Dynasty Headquarters, West Monroe, LA - 3 mi.
Louisiana Military MuseumLouisiana Military Museum, Ruston, LA - 31 mi.
In the region:
Bonnie and Clyde Embalmed Here, Arcadia, LA - 47 mi.

Latest Tips Across Roadside America

Catch up on the latest discoveries from the road.

Explore Thousands of Oddball Tourist Attractions!

Unique destinations in the U.S. and Canada are our special obsession. Use our attraction recommendation and maps to plan your next road trip.

February 22, 2019

My Sights

My Sights

Save Cool Vacation Destinations!

Try My Sights

Roadside America app
Roadside Presidents app

Louisiana Latest Tips and Stories

Latest Visitor Tips

Sight of the Week

Sight of the Week

Pima Air & Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona (Feb 18-24, 2019)

SotW Archive

USA and Canada Tips and Stories

More Sightings

Sightings. Arrives without warning. Leaves no burn marks. A free newsletter from RoadsideAmerica.com. Subscribe now!
RoadsideAmerica.com Hotel & Motel Finder

Special online rates for hotels & motels.

Book Online Now