Whiskey Bottle Tombstone – Clayton, Alabama
A wife told her husband that she’d make him a whiskey bottle-shaped tombstone if he didn’t stop drinking.
Thank you to Dennis Humphrey for post inspiration. Bottle pictured above is a Dr. J. S. Woods Elixir medicine bottle (Albany, N.Y.), emerald green with tombstone shape – Norman C. Heckler
The Whiskey Bottle Gravestone of William T. Mullen is seen in the town cemetery in Clayton, Barbour County. Mullen’s wife marked his resting place in this manner after he refused to stop drinking himself to death. – Encyclopedia of Alabama
Whiskey Bottle Tombstone detail – Greg Barnes
This gentleman’s wife is said to have followed through on her promise to mark his grave with a whiskey bottle if he drank himself to death.
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