National Geographic : 1917 Apr
AMEMORIAL is a sentinel-standing silent ,uard until the ,ates of eternity swin wide. There is no sub stance so fitting for this sacred privilege and duty as BARRE GRANITE The Rock Beautiful-and Everlasting Its firm texture, enduring quality, its beauty -make it Nature's own material for mon umental purposes. Barre Granite has no flaws or imperfec tions. Its low absorptive power prevents it from becoming discolored. Its density and hardness permit any treatment. The Rockefeller, Heinz, Schley, Armour, Fleischman, Tarkington, Potter Palmer, Anheuser, Leland Stanford, and thousands of other memorials have been cut from Barre Granite. Be sure to specify that every part of your memorial be made of genuine Barre Gran ite. Make the erection of a monument your own task rather than leaving it to others. Ask your monument dealer about Barre Granite. See specimens in your local cemeteries. And write for a copy of "Memorial Masterpieces." BARRE QUARRIERS AND MANUFACTURERS ASS'N, Dept. B, BARRE, VT. THE GRANITE CENTER OF THE WORLD 'Mention the Geographic-It identifies you."