Researching Public Memorials
How are memorials funded in other countries? Research two memorials, one in the United States and in your community. Find out who planned the memorial’s location and its design. Who contributed money towards the building of the memorial? Who visits the memorial? What knowledge and understanding do visitors get from visiting the memorial?
Memory, History & Memorials
Facing History and Ourselves provides inspirational thoughts about how and why people create memorials to commemorate historic and important events. This website will help you to design a memorial to an event or significant person.