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2015-08-03

Replacing Bronze

Although bronze is a superb material to use for monuments and memorials, it often gets stolen and it tarnishes. Sadly, this Veterans War Memorial, located in Lynnfield, Massachusetts, lost its original beauty when it's center bronze plaque got stolen.
2015-06-10

10 things you didn't know about the Korean War

June 25 marks the 65th anniversary of the beginning of the Korean War, often referred to as “The Forgotten War.” The Korean War (June 25th, 1950 to July 27th, 1953) was a war between the Republic of Korea (South Korea) and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea), in which a United Nations force dominated by the United States of America intervened to support the South and China intervened to support the North. The war arose from the division of Korea at the end of World War II and from the global tensions of the Cold War which developed immediately afterwards.
2015-05-20

Take time to reflect on Memorial Day

Memorial Day is a US federal holiday wherein the men and women who died while serving in the United States Armed Forces are remembered. The holiday, which is celebrated every year on the final Monday of May, was formerly known as Decoration Day and originated after the American Civil War to commemorate the Union and Confederate soldiers who died in the Civil War. By the 20th century, Memorial Day had been extended to honor all Americans who have died while in the military service.
2015-01-30

16 facts you might not know about Super Bowl

The Super Bowl is the National Football League's championship game and it is held every year in the United States. It is also one of the most watched broadcasts on American television each year. For this year Super Bowl XLIX, Picture This On Granite is cheering for the New England Patriots.
2015-01-19

10 things you may not know about Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is an American federal holiday marking the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr. It is observed on the third Monday of January each year, which is around the time of King's birthday, January 15.
2014-12-30

Picture This On Granite Top 5 projects of 2014

As 2014 comes to a close, we wanted to share our top 5 picks, of projects we completed this year. Thank you for making Picture This […]
2014-12-23

A Very Merry Christmas to all from the PG Team

A little bit about Christmas and the Origins of Santa Claus You probably know that Christmas is celebrated on December 25. In North America, families distribute […]
2014-11-27

Thanksgiving: The Gift of Giving Back

Thanksgiving’s Background Thanksgiving Day has been an annual holiday in the United States since 1863. There are claims that the first Thanksgiving Day was held in […]
2014-07-01

Happy Canada Day!

Every year on July 1st, we celebrate Canada Day. On that date in 1867, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and the Province of Canada were united into a single country. This union […]