Green Hill Cemetery
1202 18th Street  ♦  Bedford, Indiana  ♦  (812) 275-5110


Walking Tour of Green Hill Cemetery

Stop #11 - Franklin Alexander Houston
(1815-1884)


Franklin Houston was born on December 22, 1915 in Bourbon County Kentucky.  He died March 10, 1884.

Houston's tree stump headstone is carved from Indiana limestone and features a potted lily.  The lily is used to symbolize Easter, purity, innocence, or heavenly bliss.  Tree stump headstones use these symbols to represent different aspects of a person's life.


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