Month: May 2018

Designing a Memorial for the Brown Bomber, copy of the original article by Bob Thomas

A Piece of History – Designing the Brown Bomber’s Memorial

We recently made an amazing discovery that we would like to share with all of you. In the process of having the offices here at Columbia Gardens Memorials repainted, our amazing staff stumbled on a piece of our monument company’s history. We discovered an old newspaper article written by Robert (Bob) Thomas, owner of Columbia …

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Photo of an angel statue in the sunlight

Choosing and designing a burial monument

From the ancient days in Egypt when Pharaohs were entombed in the great pyramids, to the national cemeteries memorializing today’s veterans and historical figures, burial monuments have been and still are an important part of our memorial process. Though you may not be looking to install something as large and extravagant as a pyramid, there …

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Can your family decide on the inscription and design of a headstone?

When a loved one passes on and the funeral has been planned and concluded, it’s time to pick out the headstone for your loved one. Often, many family members have ideas about what they want on the headstone, and these may differ with other people’s plans. This is especially true in large families where the …

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COVID-19 Update

We are continuing to practice social distancing and following CDC guidelines, to protect our community and staff. However, we are open and available to serve you. Todd and our engravers are back on premises working and we are accepting appointments during our normal operating hours. To schedule an appointment with us please call our office at (703) 527-7774 or email us at todd@cgmemorials.com.

Thank you for your understanding during this time. – The Columbia Gardens Memorials Staff