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Keeping Memorials Secure

Saturday, May 5, 2018 11:24:12 AM America/New_York

In recent years, the issue of memorial safety and keeping memorials secure has been of great concern to the public. Gravestones can gradually deteriorate over time or even collapse, posing a serious risk of injury to burial ground visitors. Nonetheless, there are simple steps you can take to assess and manage the risks posed by the memorial of a loved one to ensure that it meets the cemetery’s strict guidelines for safety. In this guide, we explore all the necessary steps to securing a memorial to prevent injury or further damage to the headstone or memorial marker.

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Posted By Scott Steckman

Tombstone Rubbing

Friday, May 4, 2018 11:23:00 AM America/New_York

Stone rubbing has been a popular practice for centuries, in which you can create an image of surface features from a stone on paper. These recordings can take the form of natural textures, inscribed patterns, or even lettering. Families use stone rubbing as a way to preserve family history by duplicating tombstone inscriptions. However, stone rubbing is controversial, and many cemeteries have banned the practice altogether. In this guide, we reveal some of the safe and responsible ways to perform tombstone rubbing, so you can document your family’s history without disrupting the quality and condition of the headstone itself.

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Posted By Scott Steckman

Tips for Choosing a Headstone Inscription

Thursday, May 3, 2018 11:20:00 AM America/New_York

If you face the difficult task of choosing an inscription for your loved one’s headstone or memorial, we can help. With more than 95 years of experience handcrafting quality headstones, we have helped thousands of customers choose meaningful anecdotes to commemorate the special lives and personalities of their loved ones. In this article, we dive into some of the most popular inscriptions and provide tips for choosing a headstone inscription. With our help, you’ll have all the tools necessary to confidently choose an inscription that captures your loved one in a classic way.

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Posted By Scott Steckman

Headstone Technology

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 10:58:31 AM America/New_York

Headstones have been made from a variety of materials for millennia, but recent advances in technology have made it possible to customize these memorial markers to a high-tech degree. With the advent of automated machinery, we have made it possible to make traditional headstones that are well adapted to the twenty-first century and beyond. In this article, we explore the various types of headstone technology to provide insight for those who are faced with the difficult task of arranging a memorial for a loved one. With this information, you will discover all the latest technologies and resources available to you in the selection process.

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Posted By Scott Steckman

Difference Between a Funeral and a Wake

Friday, March 9, 2018 11:54:00 AM America/New_York

When a loved one passes away, you may want to attend one or more formal gatherings. These gatherings allow you and other members of the family to pay last respects before saying your final farewell. Funerals are sometimes filled with traditions, and some customs call for multiple events. Most people might think of the funeral as the final service, but some families host what’s called a “wake” or a “viewing” after the funeral service. It is expected that close family members and friends attend at least one or all of these events, but you must understand the differences between these services before deciding to attend them. In this guide, we determine the difference between a funeral and a wake, so you can know what to expect and how to behave. Keep reading to learn more.

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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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