Rest In Peace Letterbox Series #2 LbNA # 16268
|Placed Date||Jul 3 2005|
|Location||Dutch Gap Rd, Farmington, ME|
Planted by MAC
#9 - Pillars & Lintel. The pillars and lintel represent the gates of heaven. From Chesterville take the Dutch Gap Rd. North 1.6 mi. to the Lowell Cemetery on your right. From the entrance to the cemetery face the sign showing a fire truck and proceed in that direction up the road 14 steps from telephone pole # 136. Looking right you will note a large double Hemlock. Rest In Peace Letterbox #9 is located in back of this tree at it's base covered with sticks and leaves. Be careful of the barb wire nearby.
#10 - Arch. The arch represents the passageway to the next life. From Weld, take the Center Hill Rd. continuing along until it turns to a dirt road. Just before the start of the dirt on your right is the access road to the Holt Cemetery in Weld. Take this and park at the cemetery. From here walk to the back left corner of the cemetery. Just inside the treeline is a large Ash tree surrounded by smaller Maple trees. Rest In Peace Letterbox #10 is located in back of this tree at it's base covered with sticks and leaves.
#11 - Umbrella. The umbrella indicates that the deceased now resides under God's protection. From the intersection of Rt. 142 and the West Rd. at Webb Corner, take the West Rd. to it's intersection of the Byron Rd. Take the dirt Byron Rd. 2.4 mi. West to the Mountain View Cemetery on your right in Weld. Walk to the left rear corner of the cemetery to a large stone at the edge of the cemetery behind which are a Poplar, a Striped Maple, and a Birch tree. Rest In Peace Letterbox #11 is located to the back of this rock beneath stones and leaves.
#12 - Tree of Life. The Tree of Life indicates the belief that death is but a part of life. From the intersection of Rt. 142 and the West Rd. at Webb Corner, take the West Rd. to it's intersection of the Byron Rd. Continue on the West Rd. Southeast 1.2 mi. to the Robertson Cemetery on the left in Weld. Walk to the left rear corner of the cemetery to a large White Pine tree. Rest In Peace Letterbox #12 is located in back of this tree at it's base beneath sticks and Pine needles. Take note of the marker stone closest to this location as it is a very unusual and beautiful piece of work.
#13 - Weeping Willow. The Weeping Willow represents the mourning for the deceased. From the intersection of Rt. 145 and Rt. 149 in Strong, take Rt. 149 Northwest 0.3 mi. to the Village Cemetery on your left in Strong. Take the dirt access road near the center of the cemetery to the back end of the cemetery. Straight ahead into the woods is a large Birch tree. Rest In Peace Letterbox #13 is located in back of this tree at it's base covered with leaves and sticks.
#14 - Urn. The urn represents the earthly remains. From downtown New Vineyard and the intersection of Rt. 234 take Rt. 27 South 1.2 mi. to the Hackett/Notch Cemetery on your left in New Vineyard. Walk to the far right back corner of the cemetery near the Dr. Turner Monument to a concrete fence post marking this corner. Rest In Peace Letterbox #14 is located behind this post under leaves and sticks.