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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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    Carst Monuments
    1101 Lost Nation Rd, Willoughby, OH 44094
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    (440) 942-0035
     
    User Review: "In august 2008 carst monuments was contracted and paid in full to engrave my mother’s headstone. It is now march 2010 and..." - Marilyn (CA)
    A Team Masters
    Willoughby, OH 44096
    The Crime scene cleanup of a residence or business completely, is what this firm offers. Environmentally, compassionately, safely and discreetly for all.
    (440) 942-8769
    Tedesco's Gizzie Memorials
    614 Baldwin St, Meadville, PA 16335
    (814) 333-2444
    Sunset Memorials
    23032 Us Highway 322, Cochranton, PA 16314
    (814) 425-2433
    Mitchell Memorials
    26509 Old Highway 86, Cambridge Springs, PA 16403
    (814) 398-2652
    Osborne-Williams Funeral Home & Cremation Services
    73 Columbia Ave, Greenville, PA 16125
    (724) 588-4050
    Shelly Memorial Studio
    296 Main St, Greenville, PA 16125
    (724) 588-5860
    Franklin Granite Works
    200 Rocky Grove Ave, Franklin, PA 16323
    (814) 432-4888
    Clickett Memorial Gallery
    37 Waterford St, Union City, PA 16438
    (814) 438-3332
    Hennes Leo N Funeral Home Inc
    203 E Main St, Titusville, PA 16354
    (814) 827-7122
    Borland Greg Memorials
    13569 State Highway 8, Titusville, PA 16354
    (814) 827-2313
    Raisian Funeral Home
    581 Harbor St, Conneaut, OH 44030
    (440) 593-2505
    Thompson-Smith Funeral Home
    345 Main St, Conneaut, OH 44030
    (440) 599-8106
    Haines Memorials LTD
    1640 State Route 46 N, Jefferson, OH 44047
    (440) 576-2637
    Ericson Memorial Studios
    3801 W Ridge Rd, Erie, PA 16506
    (814) 833-7816


    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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