Statue in the garden
Daffodils at Whipps
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Gaw’s Garden
 This section was the first to be cleared. As it was cleared, head stones coupled with a foot stone were uncovered. Foot stones typically had carved initials to match the headstone. A granite border surrounded the plot and was originally enclosed by an iron railing. A large triple-shaped stone marks the graves of all six of the Gaw’s children (inscribed on one gravestone) who died within a decade of each other from 1846 to 1857. Many children are buried at Whipps, which is a sad reminder of the poor health conditions prevailing in the 1800s. A Maryland state flag adorns each child’s gravesite.

Updated 2015 Picture:

Gaw's Garden

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