Lova Cline I
In 1908 a little girl, Lova was just 6 years-old when she passed away in Arlington, Indiana. Here she rests in Arlington East Cemetery.
Lova Cline II
An incredible dollhouse marks Lova’s grave, it contains furniture and everything a little girl would want in a dollhouse.
Dorothy Marie Harvey I
Dorothy caught measles while her family was traveling north to find work in Medina, Tennessee in 1931. She was just 5 years-old when she died.
Dorothy Marie Harvey II
It’s said the locals helped her family bury her in Hope Hill Cemetery. They constructed a beautiful dollhouse in her memory. This tombstone one can see erected inside one of it’s windows.
Vivian Mae Allison I
Vivian died in 1899, she was just 5 years-old. This Victorian dollhouse was built by her family to mark her grave site in the Connerville City Cemetery in Connersville, Indiana.
Vivian Mae Allison II
Inside Vivian’s dollhouse, you can see the loving care to detail that her family took to create a house for her toys in a fantasy doll setting.
Nadine Earles I
Nadine passed away shortly before Christmas in 1933 at just 4 years-old. Apparently locals mentioned that Nadine wanted a dollhouse for Christmas that year.
Nadine Earles II
The family built this amazing dollhouse at her grave and filled it with her toys and personal belongings. Perhaps it was a way of giving her the dollhouse she never got.
Little DollHouse Grave Tomb
There is nothing more tragic than losing a child, and graves are for the living to remember them. The elaborate project of building a dollhouse must be a cathartic way to help ease the pain of loss.