The simple willow tablet at the grave of Nehemiah Sabin (d. 1814) may well be as old as its inscription implies. This stone appears to be cut from siltstone, which stands up beautifully to our Ohio weather.
Died Dec. 20,
in his 44 year.
Think this gravestone stands in a weedy, poorly kept cemetery? Look at the weeds!
This gravestone stands in Bigelow Cemetery State Nature Preserve, where rare Ohio grasses and wildflowers are welcome to grow freely.
Bigelow Cemetery Prairie State Nature Preserve