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headstone

The principal stone in a foundation, as the cornerstone of a building or the keystone of an arch.
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"In countries like Turkey, where there is a risk of earthquake, the Commission uses this type of grave marker, rather than the traditional headstone because they are more resistant.
BLACK MAGIC Memorabilia on display and, above, grave marker
One often sees parents listed on grave markers for children but rarely for adults.
Musgrove Family-owned cemeteries: Mount Calvary Cemetery, 9 a.m.; Springfield Memorial Gardens, 10 a.m.; Lane Memorial Gardens, 12:30 p.m.; West Lawn Memorial Park, 2 p.m.; dedication of Civil War soldier David Drake's grave marker at West Lawn, 3 p.m.
Harrisburg Scout Council member and former troop leader Justin Fulkerson demonstrated to Scouts and accompanying parents how to determine whether a grave marker is that of a veteran.
On the back seat I had a new grave marker I was transporting to Upper Gagetown, New Brunswick, to be placed on my third great grandfather's grave: Joshua Currey UE, a United Empire Loyalist.
It has taken three years to raise the pounds 5,600 needed to build the 3ft high and 9ft long granite grave marker.
By the time the DAR decided to honor Corbin with a reburial in 1926, any grave marker was gone.
A request for a photo of SILLS' grave marker, from 21 st Battalion webmaster AI LLOYD, sent me off to Belleville only to discover that no marker existed.
Ruhl said he believes his mother is pleased with the statement on her grave marker.
A stone grave marker in the priory museum bears a carving of a procession of armed warriors, who could be Viking raiders.