Questions to ask before purchasing cemetery plots
Purchasing cemetery plots can be a difficult and intimidating process. When making uncomfortable decisions often questions we should ask go overlooked in order to complete the process as quickly as possible. There are not right or wrong answers to the questions below. Each cemetery is different and each has their own reasons for the rules – READ MORE
Things you didn’t know about Arlington National Cemetery
Originally Published by Readers Digest Written by Ashley Lewis 17 Things You Never Knew About Arlington National Cemetery This cemetery does more than honor those who have fought hard for our country’s freedom. It’s also steeped in a treasure trove of rich history. Nearly 30 funerals are conducted each day More than 400,000 active duty – READ MORE
Granite Quarries in North America
Materials used for monuments and memorials have varied over the past centuries. Materials like wood, sandstone, marble, and limestone have been replaced by longer lasting materials; granite and bronze. Granite is found throughout the world, a variety of colors exist but still maintain the same basic geological structure. The variety of colors exists because of – READ MORE
Why do we build monuments?
Why is the desire to build monuments so strong and lasting? What in us sparks the desire or need to build monuments? The easy answer comes from the word itself, Monument. The origin of the word comes from a Latin/ French word “Monere”, which means to remind.For thousands of years’ humans have had the desire – READ MORE