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Snapshots

  1. upside down Chinese inscription

    Snapshot Title: upside down Chinese inscription
    Taken by: Eva Hui

    Image: Homewood Cemetery - Chinese Section
    Image Owner: Ron Gaydos



    Description:

    While the English on the bottom of this headstone is correctly done, the Chinese on top are inscribed upside down. The buried was also from Gwangdong Kaiping.



  2. another from Kaiping

    Snapshot Title: another from Kaiping
    Taken by: Eva Hui

    Image: Homewood Cemetery - Chinese Section
    Image Owner: Ron Gaydos



    Description:

    From Gwangdong Kaiping, south of China.



  3. Guangdong Kaiping

    Snapshot Title: Guangdong Kaiping
    Taken by: Eva Hui

    Image: Homewood Cemetery - Chinese Section
    Image Owner: Ron Gaydos



    Description:

    This gravestone shows 廣東開平 as the hometown of the buried. Guangtong Kaiping is in the south of China, coordinates: 22°22′11″N 112°41′4″E.



  4. The center stone

    Snapshot Title: The center stone
    Taken by: Eva Hui

    Image: Homewood Cemetery - Chinese Section
    Image Owner: Ron Gaydos



    Description:

    The Chinese characters here are read vertically from top to bottom. 光绪辛丑年 was the 27th year of the last emperor of the Qing dynasty Guangxu's reign. It was in 1901. 孟冬吉日立,indi...



  5. An offering

    Snapshot Title: An offering
    Taken by: Ron Gaydos

    Image: Homewood Cemetery - Chinese Section
    Image Owner: Ron Gaydos



    Description:

    Many Pittsburgh families still have roots in the places these ancestors have come from.