Custom Headstones, Monuments, and Markers Designed to your Specifications

Burial Monuments & Markers in Arlington, Virginia

Since 1964 Columbia Gardens Memorials in Arlington, Virginia, has offered unique design and installation of headstones, burial monuments, and markers. 

Columbia Gardens Memorials is skilled in upright monuments, flat grave memorials, bronze memorials, corner stones, coping, cleaning of monuments, inscriptions, hand cutting of art and lettering, sandblasting and etching.

Contact us in Arlington, Virginia, for more information about our headstone inscriptions & stone additions.

Memorials & Burial Monuments

For over 50 years Columbia Gardens Memorials has proudly served Arlington and the Greater Washington D.C. community with custom monuments and memorials. 

Engraved upright black granite headstone

Headstones & Markers

Here at Columbia Gardens Memorials our monument builders are experts in the design and craftsmanship of granite upright headstones, memorials, flat grave markers, and burial monuments.

Bronze Plaques

At Columbia Gardens Memorials we offer custom designed quality bronze plaques for any purpose. Our bronze plaques can be used as additions to headstone, memorials, or as signage.

Granite Mausoleum with stained glass window

Mausoleums & Niches

Columbia Gardens Memorials has substantial experience with the design and installation of mausoleums and cremation niches. We offer a wide variety of options for custom design and engraving.

Pride in Craftsmanship & Design

Columbia Gardens Memorials is proud to have been chosen to craft memorials for John Shalikashvili, Thurgood Marshall, Joe Louis, Matthew Henson, Charles Thornton, Space Shuttle Challenger pilot Michael Smith and many others.

We are also proud to have donated memorials to the No Greater Love organization, founded in remembrance of the families of veterans of the United States Armed Forces.

Gibran Khalil Monument with Bronze Bust
Civic monument in honor of Gibran Khalil, constructed by Columbia Gardens Memorials. The Gibran memorial monument is located at the Lebanon Embassy entrance, in Washington.
Gibran Khalil. Lebanon Embassy US, accessed 7 April 2017
Reverence for Tradition with the Latest Technology

Since 1964, Columbia Gardens Memorials has crafted monuments that reflect the achievements of those they honor. Owner and President, Robert Thomas, is a graduate of the Elberton Granite Institute in Georgia…and brings an awareness of the latest technology and a reverence for tradition to the art of memorial design. Manager, Todd Wolfe, is a licensed funeral director in the state of Virginia as well as a United States Navy veteran, and has been managing Columbia Gardens Memorials for several years.

Custom Engraving, Inscription, and Design

With more than 40 years of experience, Columbia Gardens is well versed in the art of engraving inscriptions on headstones, gravestones, and memorials. We were the first to use on-premises diamond etching, for the highly detailed duplication of artwork, and stencil press machines for more even and consistent lettering.

Get In Touch

Have questions about our products and/or services? We are here to help. Our entire staff is specially trained to answer any and all of your questions. From the basics to the complex inqueries the staff at Columbia Gardens Memorials is here to serve you.

Custom Quote? 703-527-7774

On Our Blog

Check out the Columbia Gardens Memorials’ blog to learn more about selecting a headstone or memorial, choosing an inscription,  historical monuments around the world, and more.

Granite Engraving Methods
Granite Engraving Methods

Throughout history the art of engraving stone has served a variety of purposes from recounting and paying tribute to significant moments and people throughout history,

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