Eternal Silence

A bronze statue of a cloaked figure, called “Eternal Silence,” marks the burial place of Dexter Graves. According to legend, visitors who look into the face of the cloaked figure will be granted a vision of their own death. Graceland Cemetery, 4001 N Clark Street, Chicago, Illinois.

Keywords: Dexter Graves, Eternal Silence, Chicago, Illinois, bronze statue, bronze sculpture, cemetery sculpture, Loredo Taft


About the author Michael Kleen

Michael Kleen is an author, raconteur, and occasional traveler. He has a M.A. in History and M.S. in Education. He enjoys studying military history, folklore, and philosophy.

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