Cincinnati, Ohio: Stone Dollhouse Grave

The untimely deaths of three children (1867-1876) in the family of stone mason John Keating was commemorated at their grave site with the 2-story dollhouse he created.

New St. Joseph Cemetery

Address:
4500 Foley Rd, Cincinnati, OH
Directions:
West Eighth St. and Nebraska Ave. Ask at cemetery for directions to grave.
Hours:
Daily 8-6
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Dollhouse grave.

Stone Dollhouse Grave

This is in section 2 of the cemetery. In the gate by the office, 2nd left, 1st right. Be on your left in section 2.

[John, 05/08/2018]

The early deaths of a stone carver's three children led him to create this permanent dollhouse tribute over their graves. Tiny furniture and Christmas items are visible through the windows. Inscription: "One by one the leaves are falling, fading day by day, and in the silence heaven is calling, one by one our lambs away."

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