Mortgage Master Service Corporation is closed today in honor of Memorial Day. We will return to business as usual Tuesday, May 27, 2008.
Photos from my son during our trip back to DC back in Spring 2002.
This monument is in the Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Virginia.
This monument was created by the efforts of the women of the Hollywood Memorial Association. Not content merely to tend the graves of the Confederate dead, the women decided to raise money to erect a monument. A successful two-week bazaar raised over $18,000 in 1867. Charles Dimmock’s design is a dry stone pyramid made of James River granite. It took nearly a year to build and is ninety feet tall. 18,000 Confederate dead are buried around its base.
This photo is from Arlington National Cemetry.