Unidentified Fieldstone Grave Marker (F7-2005)

buried fieldstone upright fieldstone

This fieldstone was flush to the ground as shown in the left photo. It was identified in the 1976 EHS survey at Location "S" with the description "fieldstone unknown". It is located about 10' northeast of the monument for Lieut. Joseph Rogers (d1678) at Location JR on the EHS 1976 Cove survey map. It was uncovered July 2005.

The fieldstone was cleaned and placed upright as shown in the right photo. Dimensions in the upright position are 13" W, 13" H and 10" D. It has the shape of a fieldstone grave marker. Based on the stone position when flush to the ground, it appears the stone was facing east. It has been placed facing east.

There is no visible inscription on the fieldstone. This fieldstone grave marker could date from as early as the late 1600's.

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