B. F. Jones Monument, Allegheny Cemetery

Jones monument

Like a stone mushroom, this is the visible outcropping of an underground mausoleum. Instead of a heroic statue of steel baron Benjamin Franklin Jones, we get a contemplative allegorical pair, one laying a wreath and palm of victory where his body is buried, the other looking upward hoping to find the real B. F. Jones in that direction. Old Pa Pitt hopes so, too.

Statue group
Detail of the statues

We have more pictures of the B. F. Jones monument from 2014.

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