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Gravesites as Investments

Friday, September 7, 2018 10:52:54 AM America/New_York

There are pros and cons to every investment opportunity. Some people prefer to stick with the classics, such as mutual funds, savings bonds, and stocks, but there is a grave investment that is taking the financial market by storm. If you have been searching for a venture that's a little out of the ordinary, look no further than the cemetery business. Buying and selling burial plots can become quite a lucrative source of income for those who don't shy away from the uncomfortable subject of death. There are a growing number of cemeteries and local authorities that are running out of burial space. As a result, the demand is growing. In this article, we explore the idea of gravesites as investments to give you an insider look at this eerie opportunity with plenty of profit potential.

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Posted By Scott Steckman

Preparing Graveyards for Bad Weather

Friday, September 7, 2018 10:40:25 AM America/New_York

No matter where you live, it is important to prepare for the unexpected. Tornadoes, hurricanes, earthquakes, floods, and other extreme weather conditions can leave entire communities devastated, so it can be difficult to imagine what one of these storms or natural occurrences could do to a graveyard. As we learned from the incredibly destructive and deadly Hurricane Katrina in 2005, cyclones and tropical storms can result in significant wind and water damage. Strong, sustained winds carry the potential to damage vegetation, trees, outbuildings, monuments, and more. Tornadoes can also transform cemeteries in just a matter of minutes. Floods can displace caskets, vaults, and other memorials. In this article, we explore all the necessary steps to take while preparing a graveyard for bad weather.

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Posted By Scott Steckman

Decorating Headstones

Thursday, September 6, 2018 10:20:53 AM America/New_York

When a loved one passes away, it can be difficult to visit the deceased’s final resting place, especially if the death was sudden or tragic. Gravesites are usually peaceful places where surviving family members and close friends can go to find closure. It can be comforting to think of a loved one’s final resting place as his or her new home. Many people decorate the headstones of their loved ones because decorating can help make the grave seem even more special and significant to the deceased. In this article, we explore some of the creative ways you can decorate your loved one’s gravesite, so you can avoid spending a fortune to beautify your loved one’s memorial.

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Posted By Scott Steckman

Police Headstones

Friday, July 27, 2018 10:29:05 AM America/New_York

Law enforcement officers are some of the bravest men and women in our communities. When a police officer passes away, his or her funeral should reflect a sense of honor and veneration. If your loved one was a police officer who recently fell in the line of duty or otherwise, you are probably experiencing a wave of emotion. Such stressful circumstances can make it even more difficult to plan and organize a funeral. Most law enforcement departments plan ahead and are equipped to handle many of the funeral arrangements on your behalf. However, family members and other survivors of the deceased may wish to take the officer's wishes into consideration. You can create a meaningful memorial to honor your fallen hero by customizing a headstone.

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Posted By Scott Steckman

What Is a Footstone?

Friday, July 27, 2018 10:28:02 AM America/New_York

Gravestones are designed to classify who was buried in a particular location, but there are several types of gravestones to learn more about before you can determine which kind of memorial marker is right for you or the grave of a loved one. Without adequate identification at a burial plot, it can be impossible to keep track of the deceased. Gravestones are essential to end-of-life records and services, but understanding the differences between each type of monument can make all the difference when you go to visit your loved one's final resting place at the local cemetery. Everyone knows what a headstone is, but do you know what a footstone is?

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Posted By Scott Steckman

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Create Your Loved One’s Customized Headstone

At Legacy Headstones it is our goal to provide you with the tools you need in order to create the perfect headstones for graves that honor your loved one. Legacy Headstones has been a family run business for almost 100 years so we understand the importance of a legacy. Creation and design of headstones may have changed over the years but one thing has not, our family tradition. We are proud to have our two sons Shane and Dustyn to carry on the craft of providing people with quality headstones at affordable prices.

We understand that it is always hard to lose a loved one, and we hope that Legacy Headstones can make choosing the right memorial as easy as possible. Our free memorial designer is easy to use and helps to ensure they you are able to create the perfect headstone for the departed. It really is simple, just choose the style of headstone you wish to customize, then use the designer to add anything you wish such as a family name, favorite quote, or even an image. Our designer gives you the opportunity to continue your loved one’s legacy and pass it on to future generations!


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