Login | Join | Write a Review
Add Your Business | Login to the Business Center
What? (e.g. Seafood or Blinds)
Where? (e.g. Virginia, MN or 55777)

Goshen, Connecticut - Monuments search results Premier Listings

Terms Affiliated with Monuments

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.

    The Wilderness Society
    Find Monuments, memorials, headstones, grave markers in Goshen. Historic Monuments in Goshen
    Sort By Limit By City Distance
    K. L. Keyser Memorials
    336 Albany Avenue, Kingston, NY 12401
    Contact me at (888) 966-5481 in Kingston, NY, for beautiful cemetery monuments.Contact me at (888) 966-5481 in Kingston, NY, for beautiful cemetery monuments.
    (845) 331-4800
    A & B Family Memorials Inc
    8 Van Tassell Ct, Norwalk, CT 06851
    (1) Review Write a review
    (203) 846-6132
    User Review: "Don of a&b family memorials tremendous to work with. We had a very difficult project to complete for a local town, and his..." - Bill (NY)
    Smith Seaman & Quackenbush Inc
    515 Route 32, Highland Mills, NY 10930
    Smith Seaman & Quackenbush Inc offers respectable funeral services to those recently departed and their loved ones in the Highland Mills area. Call today.
    (845) 782-8185
    Ciesco Memorials
    199 Main St, Torrington, CT 06790
    (860) 482-3155
    O'Donnell Monument Co
    76 French St, Torrington, CT 06790
    (860) 496-1827
    Cornwall Bridge Granite Co
    10 Kent Rd, Cornwall Bridge, CT 06754
    (860) 672-2000
    Kenny Funeral Home Inc & Monumental Services Inc
    39 Maple Ave, Norfolk, CT 06058
    (860) 542-5621
    Kenny Funeral Home
    41 Main St, Sharon, CT 06069
    (860) 364-5709
    Nutmeg Memorials
    22 Maillet Ln, New Hartford, CT 06057
    (860) 379-8666
    Newkirk Palmer Funeral Homes
    118 Main St, Canaan, CT 06018
    (860) 824-7350
    Thomaston Memorial Works LLC
    31 Pine Hill Rd, Thomaston, CT 06787
    (860) 283-5571
    England Family Monument Co
    123 North St, Bristol, CT 06010
    (860) 583-5309
    Bristol Memorial Works
    797 King St, Bristol, CT 06010
    (860) 583-1654
    Bristol Monumental Agency
    801 Terryville Ave, Bristol, CT 06010
    (860) 583-5683
    Chamberlin Granite Company
    515 Broad St, Bristol, CT 06010
    (860) 845-5475

    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.
    Showing Listings 1 - 15 of 100
      next page  
    Related Categories
    Nearby Cities

    Add your Business
    Stop playing hide and seek. Get found and gain traffic with MagicYellow.com