Despite Rex’s passing over the rainbow bridge a century ago, the remembrance of this beloved canine companion endures.
Rex was the beloved pet of John E., a fruit merchant in New York City. Stow passed away in the year 1884.
Stow erected a bronze statue of his beloved dog Rex adjacent to his own burial site. While it remains uncertain whether Rex was laid to rest there as well, the possibility cannot be dismissed.
Rex’s memorial can be located at Green-Wood Cemetery, and Stow’s profound affection for his dog appears to deeply touch many individuals. As evidence of this enduring sentiment, people continue to pass by Rex’s burial site, leaving sticks as a tribute to him.
John E. harbored an evident and profound affection for his beloved companion, Rex. Please put away or store it.
Stow desired the constant presence of his closest friend, both during their lifetime and in the afterlife.
Many of us who adore dogs can easily understand and connect with the feelings of affection and loyalty.
People have started to pay tribute to Rex and the connection he had with his owner…
…by placing sticks next to his memorial.
This well-behaved dog should receive an abundance of sticks from all around the globe.
Rex has come to represent all puppies and the affection we have towards them.
And we can affirm that he is truly delighted to have received that prestigious recognition.