Wellesley, Ontario, Canada: Cryptic Puzzle Headstone

The most curious tombstone in Canada has been stumping puzzle geeks for over 150 years.

Rushes Cemetery

Address:
1915 Hutchison Rd, Wellesley, ON, Canada
Directions:
Rushes Cemetery. North of town about one mile, on the northbound side of Hwy 5/7. The cemetery is small, and the headstone is on its south edge, toward the back.
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Puzzle grave.

Cryptic Grave Headstone

A headstone with a cryptic puzzle on it.

[Sujit Varma, 06/20/2017]

Dr. Samuel Bean erected this tombstone to his two wives, who died within a few months of each other in 1866. The original marble tombstone eroded away, but was so popular that an exact granite copy took its place in 1982. It's known as "the most curious tombstone in Canada." The puzzle has been solved, infrequently, over the years.


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