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Monument - a building or other structure erected to commemorate a person or event, and sometimes to denote a natural geographical feature or historical site. Monuments range in size from simple grave markers to the gigantic carvings at Mount Rushmore ...Some monuments have functional purposes; other are purely symbolic. Encyclopedia of American Architecture/Pakard & Korab
Stone Mountain, Georgia
Confederate Memorial carving of Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee, and Stonewall Jackson. Stone Mountain, Georgia.
Frederica Georgia / Photo Researchers / Universal Images Group
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Citing in Chicago Style
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