Palmyra was an ancient city in central Syria. Located in an oasis, it had long been a vital caravan stop for travellers crossing the Syrian desert and was known as the Bride of the Desert. Palmyra is mentioned in the Bible as part of Solomon's Kingdom.
A visit to Bellefontaine Cemetery would not be complete, too, without a glance at the very spooky figure that looks over the David R. Francis tomb and family plot. Today the dim light completely hid the face