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A monument is any building or megalith surviving a past age that is regarded as having historical and social importance. They are often erected in memory of a person or event. These can take shape as a grave, memorial, or even head stone. Monuments may range from great marble busts or bronze statues to tomb stones and plaques. Universities may have markers or plaques to commemorate historical events that took place, like Kent state has a memorial and inscription describing what happened at the state university in 1970, with a photo. A cemetery may commemorate the past or honor great men and women that have passed on. There are plenty of terms that can inform an individual about monuments.

  • Effigy – This is a representation of a person in the form of a sculpture or some other three-dimensional form.
  • Urn – This is a vase with a top, or a container that often carries the remains of a dead man or woman. An urn may have a bronze plaque with an inscription that comments on the remains of the person within.
  • Monoliths – These are structures that are often erected to memorialize a person or for religious purposes. Stonehenge is an ancient example of a monolith.
  • Mausoleum – A mausoleum is a tomb that enshrines the remains of the dead. An example would be the Taj Mahal or one of the Great Pyramids.
  • Obelisk – These iconic landmarks are raised as an acting symbol that honors nations or their leaders. The Washington Monument is one example of an obelisk. They represent nationalism and a strong sense of the country where they’ve been erected.

    Monuments can come in the form of granite or custom memorial in local areas. Markers are lain on head stones in case someone takes a tour of a funeral park.

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    Jakes Monument Co
    502 S Seale Rd, Phenix City, AL 36869
    With years of professional experience, our monument and stone experts have the exact piece for all of your needs, whether it is custom or pre-fabricated. Contact us for your monument today.
    (334) 291-0715
    Dozier Memorials
    720 Warm Springs Highway, Manchester, GA 31816
    Here at Dozier Memorials, we sell memorials with the highest quality of service and materials available. We have been serving families for over 31 years. Dozier Memorials is a member of Monument Bui
    (706) 846-5338
    Stone Mountain Monument Sales
    708 W Oglethorpe Blvd, Albany, GA 31701
    (229) 903-0053
    Stone Mountain Monument Sales
    430 W Oglethorpe Blvd, Albany, GA 31701
    (229) 903-0053
    Kimbrell-Stern
    1503 Dawson Rd, Albany, GA 31707
    (229) 883-4152
    Crown Hill Cemetary
    1907 Dawson Rd, Albany, GA 31707
    (229) 883-6600
    Harvey Funeral Home Inc
    184 Crawford St Ne, Dawson, GA 39842
    (229) 995-2104
    Hancock Funeral Home
    427 S Lee St, Americus, GA 31709
    (229) 924-3645
    Greg Hancock Funeral Chapel
    142 Southland Rd, Americus, GA 31709
    (229) 924-9888
    Shipps Funeral Home
    137 Toombs St, Ashburn, GA 31714
    (229) 567-3101
    Perry Funeral Chapel
    301 Mclendon St, Ashburn, GA 31714
    (229) 567-3366
    Aldridge Funeral Services
    612 Rees Park, Americus, GA 31709
    (229) 928-8683
    Strong Luke and Son Mortuary LTD
    20 1st St Ne, Moultrie, GA 31768
    (229) 890-1717
    Wimberly Monuments & Memorials Inc
    2057 Old Doerun Rd, Moultrie, GA 31768
    (229) 985-2057
    Cobb Funeral Chapel
    2441 Ga Highway 37 W, Moultrie, GA 31768
    (229) 985-3704


    A monument is a type of memorial. A monument may be a marker or headstone for a tomb or grave. A monument may also be a plaque designed to commemorate a historical or cultural event. A monument may be located most commonly at a cemetery or funeral park. But monuments may also be located at state parks or local university. If you're interested in purchasing one of these memorial markers, you ought to do some research first. Go online to get a better idea of the type of monument you'll need. If you're looking for a head stone for a tomb or grave, you'll probably want something appropriately somber and elegant. If you're looking for something for a photo tour or a park, you may want something a little flashier and more attention-grabbing. You also ought to compare monument supply companies before you purchase anything. Many of these companies offer urns and monuments in a variety of materials, at a variety of price points, and you'll want to make sure you choose the company that best suits you. Some companies specialize in reasonably priced granite and marble, for instance. Others specialize in more lavish bronze. You'll need to compare companies before you select one. You'll also need to ask each of these companies for a referral or two before you commission a custom inscription or hand over any money. A monument can be a beautiful way to remember a person or an event, and with a little research, you should be able to find the monument that's best for you.
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