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Pebble on Arlington Gravestone

©2015 John Hultgren, Louisville, Kentucky. Photo may not be reproduced, copied, archived, or retransmitted without permission.

Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA . N38° 53.248' W77° 4.043' Nikon D2X, ISO 100, 38 mm focal length, 1/125 sec, f/6, 5/18/2015 11:24 EDT (2015-15-18 15:24 UTC).

The act of placing a small stone or pebble on the top of a gravestone comes from Jewish tradition. Many visitors to Arlington Cemetery now leave stones on the headstones instead of flowers.

LandscapeMemorialArlington National CemeteryWashingtonDistrict of ColumbiaDC