Green Hill Cemetery
Walking Tour

1202 18th Street  ♦  Bedford, Indiana

Walking Tour of Green Hill Cemetery

Stop #11 - Franklin Alexander Houston

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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