National Geographic : 1916 May
FOREVER No other word adequately de scribes the everlasting qualities the magnificent endurance-of Barre Granite. Forever! And that is what we want to think of the memorials erected by the hands of men; that wind and rain and the ravages of Time cannot destroy nor mar them that they will endure until an end comes to temporal things. Barre Granite seems to have been de signed by Nature as the material with which to perpetuate memories. Its fine grain and uniform texture;its rare beauty; quality which lends itself to polishing and the sculptor's art; its freedom from imper fections-all these points ofsuperiority make it ideal for its appointed purpose. BARRE GRANITE has been used in thousands of magnificent memorials throughout the country; yet it is available for those whose means require purchases of less expensive monuments. Your dealer will be as pleased to furnish full information regarding a small marker as he will a large and expensive memorial. All Barre Granite is quarried at Barre,Vt. To avoid substitution specify in your contract that every part of your memorial be of Barre Granite. Barre Granite is ideal for columns and other or namental building purposes and is sold by best dealers everywhere. Write for illustrated book let, "Memorial Masterpieces," showing the monu ments of many prominent people throughout the United States. Barre Quarriers and Manufacturers Ass'n Dept. 8,BARRE,VERMONT "The Granite Center of the World" ' Mention the Geographic-It identifies you."