The dog belonged to the ancient 1800s and his owner John E. Stow, was a famous Merchant in New York. The dog is still guarding his owner by being buried beside him. many people visiting the cemetery have been leaving sticks on this doggy’s grave to pay tribute.
The Green-Wood Cemetery in New York's South Brooklyn is the final resting place of many well-known politicians in history. These politicians are buried there and people come and visit their graves also and pay tribute.
The cemetery is well known for Civil War heroes, renowned artists and musicians. But among all these well-known people's graves, the unique one that receives the most attention from visitors is the grave of a dog that belonged to the famous merchant of New York John E. Stow from 1800s.
This is a special tombstone that is hidden among all the others. It may be somewhat hidden, but it is the grave of Rex, and people visit it on a regular basis and leave sticks for the loyal and humble dog which is over 100 years old.
In Greenwood Cemetery in Brooklyn there is a gravestone for a dog named Rex. People bring him sticks and place them at his feet because he is still a good boy. cc: @dog_rates pic.twitter.com/0GhxcZwjSz— Kevin T. Morales (@KevinTMorales) August 2, 2020
You can see a bronze statue of Rex on top of the stone platform and the dog’s name is engraved on it beautifully. He is sitting in front of the burial site of his owner, as if still guarding his grave near the corner of Greenbough and Sycamore Avenues.
The dog is still getting famous on social media due to the tourists who go to this famous New York cemetery to see these historical graves and especially this grave of the famous dog here.