An astounding plot in Durham’s Maplewood Cemetery with three monumental axes.

The Liscum monument

An unsung monument in Arlington gets a close look.

Making Lemonade

George E. Lemon monument, Rock Creek Cemetery. Photo: author. I suppose you would probably guess that there were trade journals for granite and marble suppliers and cutters in the great age of public art in this country, from about 1890 to 1930. One such journal, The Monumental News, celebrated the above George E. Lemon monument …


Figure 1. Frederic and Florence Keep monument, Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, D.C. Photo: author. The Keep monument in Rock Creek Cemetery is visible from a great distance because of its eye-popping pink and verdigris colors. Figure 2. Keep monument anagraphic data. Photo: author. The bronze figures were created in about 1920 by James Earle Fraser, …