Louisville, Jefferson County
Entombed below this monument are Mary Elizabeth and Mary Gwendolyn Caldwell. Born into wealth (the Caldwell family was one of Kentucky’s first multi-millionaire families), both were orphaned quite young when their parents passed away. Educated in Europe, both sisters married into European aristocracy when cash-poor European families were seeking wealthy Americans to marry.
This sculpture can be found in Cave Hill Cemetery in Louisville, Kentucky. It was sculpted by Gibert Bayes. It’s listed as part of the Smithsonian’s Save Our Sculpture database.