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Fall City's secrets of the stones

 Gravestone researcher Gwynneth Anderson, left, and Ruth Pickering, Fall City Historical Society president, inspect a tall headstone at the Fall City Cemetery. Anderson will give a talk on history, secrets and symbols found on local stones. Above right, detail from a stone in the Fall City cemetery. - Seth Truscott / Snoqualmie Valley Record
Gravestone researcher Gwynneth Anderson, left, and Ruth Pickering, Fall City Historical Society president, inspect a tall headstone at the Fall City Cemetery. Anderson will give a talk on history, secrets and symbols found on local stones. Above right, detail from a stone in the Fall City cemetery.
— image credit: Seth Truscott / Snoqualmie Valley Record

By Judy Halone

Contributing Writer

Every grave has its story. And Gwynneth Anderson is out to prove it.

Armed with photos and stories she’s collected from historical gravesites, Anderson will present “Stones and Bones: Discovering Secrets in King County’s Old Cemeteries” from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 18, at Fall City Methodist Church, at the invitation of Ruth Pickering, president of Fall City Historical Society. The society’s annual meeting will take place from 2 to 3 p.m., prior to the presentation and is open to the public.

Anderson will offer guests a close-up look at historical King County cemeteries, including Fall City Cemetery, Woodinville Memorial Mead Cemetery, Lakeview Cemetery, Crown Hill Ceme

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