Marble Monuments and Headstones- History and Tradition

Taj Mahal

In our series on materials that are used or have traditionally been used in the making of monuments and memorials, we have looked at granite, marble, sandstone, limestone, bronze, copper, slate, and wood. In this article we will look at the classic use of marble for memorial markers, statues, and … Read More

Upstate New York Cemeteries- Mount Hope

Canon and grave stones in the Mount Hope Cemetery in Rochester NY

In nearly every township across the Unites States, you will find at least one cemetery or graveyard.  According to Statista there are approximately 25,000 cemeteries across the 50 states.  Each cemetery is filled with historic architecture and stonework as well as many personal stories of its residents.  Cemeteries show our … Read More