These people found a unique way to advertise

Some people believed in engraving their trades on their tombstones.

 

Epitaph to blind woodsawyer in Georgia:

“While none ever saw him see

thousands have seen him saw.”

 

Elkhart, Indiana, epitaph on tombstone of teacher:

“School is out

Teacher has gone home.”

 

Epitaph to fireman in Wilmington, North Carolina

“William P. Monroe

Died 1878, Aged 38

He has Answered

His Last Alarm.”

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