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Family Plot

Posted by
Elaine Hancock (Olney, United States) on 6 April 2016 in Landscape & Rural.

I stopped to take a picture of the windmill. When I got home and downloaded the picture, I noticed the small family cemetery. It just looks so strange beside the large building.

"There are moments when time stands still. You hope it will wait for you."
Dorothea Lange

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tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

Magnifique ton moulin à vent. Un superbe ensemble et joli point de vue.
En France aussi il existe des petits cimetières de famille, c'était les protestants . Il reste quelques tombes ancienne, mais maintenant c'est interdit. )

6 Apr 2016 6:00am

Libouton Martine from Bousval, Belgium

un très beau paysage!

6 Apr 2016 8:17am

maximage from Mase, Switzerland

Très étonnant effectivement ce petit cimetière près de cette exploitation familiale. En Suisse, ce serait interdit.
Très belle journée.

6 Apr 2016 8:40am

@maximage: Ce fut dans une zone où il y avait un grand nombre de petites exploitations et puis cette très grande ferme. Je sens le cimetière était là depuis de nombreuses années auparavant et la grande ferme grandi autour d'elle.

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

Doesn't it just and a beautiful landscape somewhat marred by that huge shed. They could at least have painted it green :)

6 Apr 2016 8:59am

Anthony Morgan Lambert from Bielefeld(Old West Wales boy), Germany

A poignant frame.Very nice.

6 Apr 2016 9:10am

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

I saw at first the small cementery ...moving . A beautiful composition .

6 Apr 2016 9:49am

jean pierre a from France

belle composition ! le repos parmis les sien! amitiés

6 Apr 2016 1:22pm

Graciel·la (Vic. Catalonia) from CAT. New European State, Poland

A scenic location. Back Here there is a novel. This is a nice image.

6 Apr 2016 1:53pm

BiLL from Carrickfergus, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Nice personal touch to a lovely landscape

6 Apr 2016 2:07pm

Don from Spokane, United States

An unusual picture in a political area that is very liberal. I like the windmill's paint job.

6 Apr 2016 3:00pm

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

Seems such an unusual thing to find, nicely captured Elaine

6 Apr 2016 3:04pm

jpla from St Barthélémy d, France

Belle prise

6 Apr 2016 3:31pm

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

It does look strange, doesn't it? I like the scene though - especially the tinge of red in the hillsides, likely from maples budding out :-)

6 Apr 2016 4:07pm

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Ce bel arbre en fleur quelle vue quelle compo et image superbe captage avec la ferme
Belle soirée

6 Apr 2016 4:12pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

An interesting find, indeed!! Especially out in the open and not near any trees or landscaping. Maybe it's to ward off any potential buyers looking to develop the land?

6 Apr 2016 6:13pm

@Steven: This was an area with a lot of small farms and then there was this place with huge buildings. I think that there possibly a small farm there at one time. The big buildings totally changed the landscape.

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

You have composed this beautifully. I would not have known that was a cemetery.

6 Apr 2016 7:16pm

franz from Baden, Austria

what a poignant reminder of the mortalitiy of all things human, despite the technical and economic 'memorials' ...

6 Apr 2016 8:01pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice shot
with beautiful composition, colors & lights!

6 Apr 2016 8:10pm

beach from Oshawa, Ontario, Canada

I wonder if there was once a little country church there. Nice one

6 Apr 2016 8:18pm

Alun from Elton, United Kingdom

Super shot, Nice to have your own power.

6 Apr 2016 8:51pm

curieuzeneuzemosterdpot from somewhere between viewer and subject, Belgium

beautiful view, elaine!

yes, the cemetery is strange to see.
is it allowed in your country to bury your loved ones in your own garden?

6 Apr 2016 9:12pm

@curieuzeneuzemosterdpot: Probably 200 years ago but not now. This area has a lot of small farms and then there was this very big one. The cemetery was probably from years ago.

Martine from France

Dommage que la barrière autour des tombes ne soit pas très belle.

7 Apr 2016 3:00am

L'Angevine from Angers, France

oh que j'adore

7 Apr 2016 12:43pm

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

The strange juxtaposition indeed.

11 Apr 2016 10:52am