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Replacing Bronze by Laser Etched Granite 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 […]

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“The Forgotten 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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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. We […]

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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 On Granite a part of your communities and allowing us the privilege of working […]

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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 gifts that Santa Claus left under the Christmas tree on Christmas morning. Many attend […]

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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 the city of El Paso, Texas in 1598. Another early event was held in […]

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Today, Line Burns, Pat Burns wife, sent us a private email giving her blessing and thanking us for the work we did on behalf of her late husband at the Pat Burns Arena in Stanstead, in his name. We asked […]

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As we have seen on the news, the Philae Lander Spacecraft from ESA’s Rosetta Mission landed on a comet on November 12. Rosetta will be undertaking several ‘firsts’ in space exploration. It will be the first mission to orbit and land on […]

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Veterans Day is an official United States holiday that honors people who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces, also known as veterans. It coincides with other holidays such as Armistice Day and Remembrance Day, which are celebrated in other […]

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Halloween is a yearly celebration observed in a number of countries on 31 October, the eve of the Western Christian feast of All Hallows’ Day. It initiates the triduum of Allhallowtide, the time in the liturgical year dedicated to remembering […]

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It’s been more than seven years of hard work, perseverance and numerous changes as the Farmington Area Veterans Memorial Committee made a memorial worthy of those who have given so much to keep the United States safe. The idea was […]

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On September 11, 13 years after the 9/11 Attacks, about 75 people turned out for the official dedication of the new 9/11 Memorial located at the entrance to the park and across from the All Veterans Memorial Park. The memorial […]

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A Permanent new granite Memorial Wall to remember all Canada’s fallen soldiers is coming to the city of Kingston, ON. As a partner in the design, manufacturing and installation of this groundbreaking Canadian War Memorial, Picture This On Granite would […]

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Lest We Forget 9/11 On September 11, 2001, 19 militants associated with the Islamic extremist group al-Qaeda hijacked four airliners and carried out suicide attacks against targets in the United States. Two of the planes were flown into the towers […]

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For more than a century, Farmington’s residents have talked about a Memorial to honor the community’s veterans. On Sept. 7, the city will officially have a Veterans Memorial. The site at Rambling River Park has already taken on the look of a Veterans Memorial. With […]

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Laser etched in the 7-foot-tall granite slab are 1,385 names of men and women who, from 1941 to 1945, went to war — people who came back, and people who didn’t. The other side is laser etched with the famous photographic image of Marines raising […]

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Remember how you entered, be proud of how you leave When you walk through Bishop’s University campus you can admire the beauty of the historical buildings but you can also view granite Memorial Plaques commemorating important  individuals who contributed to the community […]

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Theodore Roosevelt Jr. was commissioned as a Major in the U.S. Army at the onset of WWI due to his prior student military training. He volunteered to be one of the first soldiers to go to France and led his battalion […]

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Major General Herbert Raymond McMaster is an American soldier, and a career officer in the U.S. Army. His current assignment is commander of the Maneuver Center of Excellence at Ft. Benning, Georgia. He is mostly known for his roles in […]

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Independence Day, commonly known as the Fourth of July, is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, declaring independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain (now officially known as the […]

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May the force be with you   George Lucas can’t resist the gravitational pull of the Windy City. Indeed, Chicago has emerged the winner of a three-way battle with San Francisco and Los Angeles over which city would be home to […]

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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 was a result of the Constitution Act which granted Canada a great deal of independence from England. […]

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The First World War World War I (WWI), also known as the First World War or the Great War, was a global war centered in Europe that began on 28  July 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918. Although a […]

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Quebec’s National Holiday or Saint-Jean-Baptiste Day is a holiday celebrated annually on June 24, the feast day of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist. In Quebec, it is a public holiday with festivities occurring on June 23 and 24 […]

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During World War II (1939-1945), the Battle of Normandy, which lasted from June 1944 to August 1944, resulted in the Allied liberation of Western Europe from Nazi Germany’s control. Code named Operation Overlord, the battle began on June 6, 1944, […]

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A dream that started at the 2010 Fillmore Alumni Banquet became a reality Monday May 26th, 2014 when the Fillmore Veterans Memorial was unveiled on a sun-drenched Memorial Day. Dozens of Fillmore area residents and others with ties to the […]

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Picture This On Granite is proud to be in the March 2014 issue of the ANAVETS – Shoulder to Shoulder magazine! Read the complete article on the Nicholas H. Null Memorial engraved granite  project (Honoring a Son) and see our add below. For […]

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Picture This On Granite at the Coverings 2014 – The Ultimate Tile + Stone Experience If you follow us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIN, you noticed that Picture This On Granites’ team member Heather Goodsell flew to Nevada to attend Coverings […]

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From Crating and Packaging… At Picture This On Granite, we carefully package and crate all of our products to ensure their safe arrival to their intended destinations. Our combined 75 years of experience in the crating, shipping and delivery of […]

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Picture This On Granite is proud to have helped built one of the only memorials dedicated to Women Veterans and nurses who served during the Vietnam Era, in the United States. This solid engraved granite monument can now be admired in the […]

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Support and Donate – Honor Memorial Connecticut Trees of Honor Memorial is dedicated to constructing this living-trees memorial at Veterans’ Memorial Park on Walnut Grove Road in Middletown, CT. This Honor Memorial will honor all veterans and especially those with ties to […]

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A little bit of history… Picture This On Granite would like to wish all of you a happy St. Patrick’s Day! But why do we celebrate St. Patrick’s Day and where does it come from? St. Patrick’s Day or the […]

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A Monument in a different Substrate – Laser Etching on Glass Tempered glass was added to Picture This On Granite list of completed projects: Brantford Walk of Fame. For the unveiling of the semi-circular concrete wall in Gore Park at Brant […]

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Did you know that Katharine Hepburn, an American actress known for her headstrong independence, spirited personality and leading lady role in Hollywood for more than 60 years, donated a bench which was originally located on her property to Central Park in […]

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Picture This On Granite was proud to help build the Northbridge Vietnam Veterans Memorial. For this project, no detail were overlooked. Black Granite was chosen to give the Vietnam-era Memorial in Northbridge a connection to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Washington, D.C., which is […]

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Today, as we arrived in PG’s offices, an interesting email was waiting for us: The USS New York, a warship built with 24 tons of scrap steel from the World Trade Center, was launched. What an amazing tribute! Notice the twin towers on  top […]

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On the first of February 2014, Veterans Rough Riders dedicated a memorial to the Spanish-American War by doing a victory tour around the beautiful park area. Picture This On Granite is proud to have been their partner on this project. […]

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A little bit of History… “Presidents’ Day” is a United States federal holiday celebrated on the third Monday of February in honor of George Washington, the first President of the United States. It is also a state holiday in most states where it is known […]

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