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Description:
This category seeks the locations that have quotes permanently displayed.
Expanded Description:

What this category is:

  • A place to waymark any quote or text that was important enough to be placed in a medium to stand the test of time.
  • It would be reasonable to assume that the medium will last at least 100 years. (Mediums that the category initially considers as permanent include stone and metal (such as plaques). There certainly will be other mediums that will fit in this category, and will be evaluated on a case by case basis.)
  • Permanent locations that can be visited and where the a feature of the location is a permanent quote. For example, a quote on granite or a metal plaque.

What this category is not:

  • Seeking merely the location where speeches were made or books written.
  • A place to waymark history markers that contain quotes
  • A place to cite quotes or text on gravestones.
  • Wood is considered a temporary medium, unless qualified by the waymarker as being able to last longer than 100 years.
  • Limitations to this category:

    • Only one waymark should be published for an individual person attributable source.
      • Structures containing multiple quotes from the same person, text or other attributable source will be accepted on each building, memorial, memorial or structure. All quotes by a single indvidual or other attributable source will be included in the waymark.
      • Some structures may have different or additional quotes by a different individual and at a different locations on the same structure. These quotes should be included in one waymark for the structure. If additional quotes are found at a later date they should be added to the original waymark using that waymarks edit feature.

    Example #1:

    • The Lincoln Memorial has multiple inscriptions. If the waymark is citing a quote from Abraham Lincoln, only one waymark will be accepted for the memorial. Additional quotes would either be included in the same waymark or added by other waymarkers as they are identified.
    • If another quote by Abraham Lincoln can be found at the Reflecting Pool, That quote would be considered a separate location and a unique waymark location, the two waymarks will be accepted, as these are two structures, independent of each other.

    Example #2:

    • A city library constructed of limestone has multiple quotes by different authors.The location is considered one waymark location. Each quote should be included in one waymark.

    Example #3:

    • A memorial has the text "Greater love has no one than this, that he lay down his life for his friends." The quote can be referenced back to the Bible in John 15:13 or from Jesus.

    Example #4:

    • On a courthouse lawn sits a monument with the 10 commandments. The attributable source is the Bible in Exodus 20

    Example #5:

    • A monument has the text inscribed "Land of the Free, Home of the Brave." The attributable source would be the song, "Star Spangled Banner."

    Please note: other attributable source, as used within this category is not supposed to be a limiting factor, but be inclusive of poetry, literature, both fiction and non-fiction, movies, and other sources that are quoted. The intent of the waymark is to show importance of the quote, the source that made the quote, and the circumstance surrounding the quote.

    Under this definition, dedications are not accepted unless they can be tied back as a quote.


  • Instructions for Posting a Etched in Stone Waymark:

    The key to this category is waymarking individual quotes differentiated by person and location.

    Naming convention: NAME OF ATTRIBUTABLE SOURCENAME OF LOCATIONCITY, STATE, COUNTRY

    Example: Abraham Lincoln - Lincoln Memorial - Washington DC, USA

    In the Long Description:

    Write the quote or text that is being waymarked. In the case of multiple quotes at the same location, add all quotes at the location. (Text can generally be searched on the internet so this should not be a difficult requirement.) Briefly describe the circumstances of the quote. Finally, briefly describe the person.

    In the Text Box:

    Place an approximate location, city, state, country, and zip code of the area. Examples of “approximate location” include but is not limited to: street intersections, Highway and mile marker location, address of building, memorial, memorial or structure closest to the sign. Which ever method is used, please annotate that in the box. A good example would look like:

    St Charles County Courthouse
    200 West 2nd Street
    St. Charles, Missouri 63301

    Required:

    A minimum of two original photograph taken by you at the location

    1. Picture of the quote.
    2. Picture of building or structure as a whole with the quote in the picture.

    All photographs should be appropriately sized to appreciate the subject matter. Size determination will be determined on a case to case basis, however, no poor quality cell phone pictures please.

    Personally acquired coordinates from your personal visit to the location

    Instructions for Visiting a Waymark in this Category:
    Please include the following with your submission of a visit:

    1. Photograph as a proof of your visit.
    2. Short narrative. Tell of your visit, share something new, edit the waymark with additional quotes found a the location, add new visiting hours or anything that would be nice to know when visiting the location.
    3. Finally, please add a visit if you go to the area and you find the building, memorial, memorial or structure has been removed. Please submit an edit to the waymark adding the words {Historic/Removed} at the end. Also, edit the short description to annotate the reason it was removed for the value to other visitors.
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    • New waymarks of this category are reviewed by the category group prior to being published
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    Image for Bible Exodus 20 - Fairmount Cemetery - Denver, CO, USAview gallery

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    Etched in StoneBible Exodus 20 - Fairmount Cemetery - Denver, CO, USA

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    A three-sided monument with the 'Ten Commandments' engraved in a short form. No indication who installed the monument.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

    location: Colorado

    date approved: 9/25/2021

    last visited: never

    Image for Bible Psalms 119:165 - Fairmount Cemetery - Denver, CO, USAview gallery

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    Etched in StoneBible Psalms 119:165 - Fairmount Cemetery - Denver, CO, USA

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    This quote is found on the headstone of Edna Speer Moore, daughter of politician Charles Speer. She tragically died of typhoid.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

    location: Colorado

    date approved: 9/25/2021

    last visited: never

    Image for Assorted Bible Quotes - Fairmount Cemetery - Denver, CO, USAview gallery

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    Etched in StoneAssorted Bible Quotes - Fairmount Cemetery - Denver, CO, USA

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    He and partner W. A. Daniels owned the largest department store in Denver. The Daniels and Fisher Tower still stands as a Denver landmark. When the tower was built, it was the largest clock tower in the world at 375 ft., rivaling London's Big Ben.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

    location: Colorado

    date approved: 9/25/2021

    last visited: never

    Image for Various - Fairmount Cemetery - Denver, CO, USAview gallery

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    Etched in StoneVarious - Fairmount Cemetery - Denver, CO, USA

    in Etched in Stone

    The angel pointing upwards originated from depictions of angels at Jesus’s sepulcher sitting beside His tomb. "Pointing angels were often connected with guardian angels but attended to the bereaved as much as the deceased, acting as messengers."

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

    location: Colorado

    date approved: 9/25/2021

    last visited: never

    Image for Markham - Fairmount Cemetery - Denver, CO, USAview gallery

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    Etched in StoneMarkham - Fairmount Cemetery - Denver, CO, USA

    in Etched in Stone

    The Markhams were great philanthropists in Denver and helped found the Denver Humane Society. The Markhams were not involved with organized religion, Good Samaritan story demonstrated humanity and charity, the sentiment the Markhams exemplified.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

    location: Colorado

    date approved: 9/25/2021

    last visited: never

    Image for Henry Francis Lyte - Fairmount Cemetery - Denver, CO, USAview gallery

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    Etched in StoneHenry Francis Lyte - Fairmount Cemetery - Denver, CO, USA

    in Etched in Stone

    Henry Francis Lyte was a Scottish Anglican minister who composed the hymn allegedly in 1825 while visiting a dying friend.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

    location: Colorado

    date approved: 9/25/2021

    last visited: never

    Image for Bible Psalms 127:2 - Fairmount Cemetery - Denver, CO, USAview gallery

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    Etched in StoneBible Psalms 127:2 - Fairmount Cemetery - Denver, CO, USA

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    Albert Filby was involved in mining, per Denver City Directory.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

    location: Colorado

    date approved: 9/25/2021

    last visited: never

    Image for Green Day - Fairmount Cemetery - Denver, CO, USAview gallery

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    Etched in StoneGreen Day - Fairmount Cemetery - Denver, CO, USA

    in Etched in Stone

    A more modern interpretation to help the grief of a family who lost their child too soon. Jessica succumbed to prescription drug addiction. The monument sits on an island at Fairmount Cemetery.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

    location: Colorado

    date approved: 9/25/2021

    last visited: never

    Image for Rime of the Ancient Mariner - Richthofen Monument - Denver, Colorado, USAview gallery

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    Etched in StoneRime of the Ancient Mariner - Richthofen Monument - Denver, Colorado, USA

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    The community honored the memory of Baron Von Righthofen with this fountain, urn and words.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

    location: Colorado

    date approved: 2/6/2013

    last visited: 1/8/2017

    Image for Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society - B'nai B'rith Building - Lakewood, COview gallery

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    Etched in StoneJewish Consumptives' Relief Society - B'nai B'rith Building - Lakewood, CO

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    The motto, "NONE MAY ENTER WHO CAN PAY, NONE MAY PAY WHO ENTER" was created by the Denver Jewish community who were helping those afflicted with 'consumption' [tuberculosis].

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

    location: Colorado

    date approved: 1/3/2013

    last visited: never

    Image for Newman Center for the Performing Arts - Denver, COview gallery

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    Etched in StoneNewman Center for the Performing Arts - Denver, CO

    in Etched in Stone

    Inspirational quotes adorn the entrance to the Newman Center for the Performing Arts

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

    location: Colorado

    date approved: 6/8/2011

    last visited: never

    Image for Dorothy Frances Gurney - Denver Botanic Gardens - Denver, COview gallery

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    Etched in StoneDorothy Frances Gurney - Denver Botanic Gardens - Denver, CO

    in Etched in Stone

    This plaque is found at the Denver Botanic Gardens, York Street location.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

    location: Colorado

    date approved: 1/7/2015

    last visited: never

    Image for John Tillotson - Fitzsimons Army Medical Center (former) - Aurora, COview gallery

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    Etched in StoneJohn Tillotson - Fitzsimons Army Medical Center (former) - Aurora, CO

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    This quote is found on the west side of the covered entrance to the former Fitzsimons Army Medical Hospital (now University of Colorado School of Medicine).

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

    location: Colorado

    date approved: 5/11/2015

    last visited: 10/12/2017

    Image for Various Quotes in Latin - Fitzsimons Army Hospital (former) - Aurora, COview gallery

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    Etched in StoneVarious Quotes in Latin - Fitzsimons Army Hospital (former) - Aurora, CO

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    I am hoping the Latin to English translator were halfway accurate, because I know very little Latin.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

    location: Colorado

    date approved: 5/11/2015

    last visited: 10/12/2017

    Image for Sir William Osler - Fitzsimons Army Medical Center (former) - Aurora, CO, USAview gallery

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    Etched in StoneSir William Osler - Fitzsimons Army Medical Center (former) - Aurora, CO, USA

    in Etched in Stone

    This quote by Osler, who is considered the father of modern medicine, is found on the east side of the covered entrance at the former Fitzsimons Army Medical Center (now University of Colorado School of Medicine).

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

    location: Colorado

    date approved: 5/11/2015

    last visited: 10/12/2017

    Image for Deu. 33.27 - First Church of Christ, Scientist - Denver, COview gallery

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    Etched in StoneDeu. 33.27 - First Church of Christ, Scientist - Denver, CO

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    Built from 1901 to 1904, this partial verse from Deuteronomy is found above the entrance.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

    location: Colorado

    date approved: 9/26/2012

    last visited: never

    Image for Ecclesiastes 3 (KJV) - Archie Lynn Chase Sundial - Greenwood Village, COview gallery

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    Etched in StoneEcclesiastes 3 (KJV) - Archie Lynn Chase Sundial - Greenwood Village, CO

    in Etched in Stone

    This is an partially modified version of Ecclesiastes 3 substitutes under 'heaven' with 'the sun' to better fit the sundial.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

    location: Colorado

    date approved: 7/3/2013

    last visited: never

    Image for Abraham Lincoln - Colorado State Capitol Building - Denver, COview gallery

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    Etched in StoneAbraham Lincoln - Colorado State Capitol Building - Denver, CO

    in Etched in Stone

    A plaque at the west entrance to the state capitol.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

    location: Colorado

    date approved: 11/21/2017

    last visited: 3/24/2011

    Image for John Logan - Colorado State Capitol Building - Denver, COview gallery

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    Etched in StoneJohn Logan - Colorado State Capitol Building - Denver, CO

    in Etched in Stone

    A plaque at the west entrance to the state capitol.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

    location: Colorado

    date approved: 11/17/2017

    last visited: 3/24/2011

    Image for Martin Luther King, Jr. - Ralph L. Carr Judicial Center - Denver, COview gallery

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    Etched in StoneMartin Luther King, Jr. - Ralph L. Carr Judicial Center - Denver, CO

    in Etched in Stone

    This quote is found at the north entrance of the Judicial Center.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

    location: Colorado

    date approved: 1/9/2015

    last visited: never

    Image for Pledge of Allegiance [USA] - Ralph L. Carr Judicial Center - Denver, COview gallery

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    Etched in StonePledge of Allegiance [USA] - Ralph L. Carr Judicial Center - Denver, CO

    in Etched in Stone

    The north entrance of the Ralph L. Carr Judicial Center features an excerpt from the USA Pledge of Allegiance

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

    location: Colorado

    date approved: 1/24/2012

    last visited: 8/24/2014

    Image for Wellington E. Webb Municipal Office Building - Denver, COview gallery

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    Etched in StoneWellington E. Webb Municipal Office Building - Denver, CO

    in Etched in Stone

    A series of quotes about the growth and vitality of the city are etched around this 12 story municipal office building

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

    location: Colorado

    date approved: 6/8/2011

    last visited: never

    Image for Phillis Wheatley - The Wheatley Flats - Denver, CO, USAview gallery

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    Etched in StonePhillis Wheatley - The Wheatley Flats - Denver, CO, USA

    in Etched in Stone

    America's first published woman and first African American poet is honored with this monument in Denver's Five Points Historical District.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

    location: Colorado

    date approved: 11/12/2018

    last visited: never

    Image for Bernie Valdez  -  Denver, COview gallery

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    Etched in StoneBernie Valdez - Denver, CO

    in Etched in Stone

    "We have to organize. The best way to make the system work for us is cooperation."

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

    location: Colorado

    date approved: 5/6/2011

    last visited: 6/2/2012

    Image for U.S. Constitution 1st Amendment - Denver Press Club - Denver, COview gallery

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    Etched in StoneU.S. Constitution 1st Amendment - Denver Press Club - Denver, CO

    in Etched in Stone

    The Denver Press Club is one of the oldest press clubs in the United States.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

    location: Colorado

    date approved: 3/27/2013

    last visited: never

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