Cuttingsville, Vermont: Bowman Mausoleum's Mourning Man

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Laurel Glen Cemetery

Address:
Rte 103, Cuttingsville, VT
Directions:
West of I-91, 8 mi. east of Route 7 on Route 103, Laurel Glen Cemetery.
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Bowman Mausoleum.

Bowman Mausoleum's Mourning Man

John P. Bowman's extravagant 19th century mausoleum, eternally attended by himself as a marble mourning man.

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Bowman Mausoleum's Mourning Man

It's possible to drive through the adjoined cemetery, but the trail is not well worn and our car had some trouble with the long grass. It's also very difficult to find the mansion across the road with a GPS, so just plug in Laurel Glen Cemetery, Shrewsbury, VT. Cuttingsville is apparently a village within Shrewsbury.

On another note, the statue and entire monument is hauntingly sad and beautifully done. Glad we stopped.

[Steph, 06/22/2015]
Bowman Mausoleum's Mourning Man

It should be noted that, in order to prevent weather damage, the statue is encased in a metal sheath during the winter.

[Matt Wills, 08/28/2009]

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