Archive for December 16th, 2012


John T. Lace
Engineer on Lake Shore R.R.
Was killed at Nottingham
March 22, 1881
Aged 58 ys. 3 ms.
Beloved in life, lamented in death

I had to photograph the tombstone of John Lace because I recognized his place of death. Nottingham was once a separate community on the eastern edge of Cleveland, not far from where I live now at the Cleveland-Euclid border. Named for Henry Nottingham, a 19th century railroadman, the name of the town lives on in Nottingham Road.

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