Matilda Joslyn Gage Gravesite

The gravestone is inscribed, "There is a word sweeter than mother, home, or heaven. That word is Liberty."

Photo courtesy Matilda Joslyn Gage Foundation

Matilda Joslyn Gage died on March 18, 1898. She had directed that her remains be cremated, a radical step in those days. Her ashes were interred beneath this bold tombstone.