The Stone was mined in Marble Colorado, located about 45 minutes away from Carbondale Colorado. The picture was taken in Marble at the finishing mill site before being sent to whom ever was contracted to carve the stone to what it is today. The mine from which it was mined was closed down in 1941, due to the fact that marble was declared a non essential resource to the war effort, and then re-opened in September 1991. The company who owned the mine at the time that the stone was mined, was the Vermont Marble Company.
It is with great pride that on the first Sunday of May each year, Odd Fellows and Rebekahs attend the annual laying of the wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery. All members of our Order are invited to attend and witness this beautiful ceremony.