Tombstone to Monument: Part One, Upright Marker | Funeral Pre-Planner, Kat Downey
According to Collins English Dictionary, the term tombstone originally referred to the flat stone on top of a grave or the lid of a stone coffin. The term dates back to 1711 and can also be another term for a gravestone or headstone. In present day, tombstones are now referred to as "markers". In this 4 part blog series I will talk about the four different types of markers: upright, flat, pillow and digital. This blog will focus on the upright marker. There are many things to consider when arranging for a memorial marker.