Grace, Wife of A.J. Martin

Just three years after a profile on the A.J. Martin Company appeared in ‘American Stone Trade,’ it appears that the proprietor sadly had to place a monument for his own wife in Vicksburg’s Cedar Hill Cemetery:

Grace, Wife of A.J. Martin, Cedar Hill Cemetery, Vicksburg MS

She was only 19 or so…


Also: in the NYT — you can purchase a ‘used’ mausoleum, formerly owned by Rev Norman Vincent Peale.


The Atlantic discusses lasered monuments.  And some monuments have QR codes now.


The woman who wrote what was the first Yiddish cookbook in America had her monument returned.  It was found just…you know…on a sidewalk in NYC.


Then there’s this, and this.

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