A monument to mark the spot of the site where the British spy Andre was hanged and buried in 1780.

Monument to Andre

A monument to mark the spot of the site where the British spy Andre was hanged and buried in 1780.

The Arc de Triomphe in Paris, France honoring those who fought for France, commissioned during the Napoleonic wars.

Arc de Triomphe

The Arc de Triomphe in Paris, France honoring those who fought for France, commissioned during the Napoleonic…

A monument for The Battle of North Point, fought on September 12, 1814.

Battle of North Point Monument

A monument for The Battle of North Point, fought on September 12, 1814.

The monument at Bloody Brook.

Bloody Brook

The monument at Bloody Brook.

An illustration of a brass monument erected in honor of an Ecclesiastic.

Brass Monument

An illustration of a brass monument erected in honor of an Ecclesiastic.

Monument at the place where General Isaac Brock fell.

Monument where General Brock fell

Monument at the place where General Isaac Brock fell.

The monument for General Jacob Brown, who fought in the War of 1812.

General Brown's Monument

The monument for General Jacob Brown, who fought in the War of 1812.

Isaac Chauncey (20 February 1779 - 27 January 1840) was an officer in the United States Navy. Pictured is Chauncey's monument.

Chauncey's Monument

Isaac Chauncey (20 February 1779 - 27 January 1840) was an officer in the United States Navy. Pictured…

"Choragic Monument of Lysicrates, Athens." — Encyclopedia Britanica, 1893

Choragic Monument

"Choragic Monument of Lysicrates, Athens." — Encyclopedia Britanica, 1893

Known as "The Great Compromiser" and "The Great Pacifier" for his ability to bring others to agreement, he was the founder and leader of the Whig Party. Pictured here is Clay's monument at Lexington, KY.

Clay's Monument at Lexington, KY

Known as "The Great Compromiser" and "The Great Pacifier" for his ability to bring others to agreement,…

DeWitt Clinton was an early American politician who served as United States Senator and Governor of New York. Pictured here is his monument.

Clinton's Monument

DeWitt Clinton was an early American politician who served as United States Senator and Governor of…

A grand statue of Christopher Columbus stands tall in Genoa, Italy.

Statue of Christopher Columbus in Genoa, Italy

A grand statue of Christopher Columbus stands tall in Genoa, Italy.

The monument for Christopher Columbus in Genoa, Italy.

The Columbus Monument in Genoa, Italy

The monument for Christopher Columbus in Genoa, Italy.

"Columns of Temple of Castor, Temple of Augustus, and Palatine Hill." — Young, 1901

Columns of Temple of Castor

"Columns of Temple of Castor, Temple of Augustus, and Palatine Hill." — Young, 1901

"The vast Arch of Constantine owes much of its interest to its sculptures having been borrowed from a Trajan monument of earlier date." —D'Anvers, 1895

Arch of Constantine

"The vast Arch of Constantine owes much of its interest to its sculptures having been borrowed from…

Cromlech is a Brythonic word (Breton/Welsh) used to describe prehistoric megalithic structures, where crom means "bent" and llech means "flagstone".

A Scandinavian Cromlech

Cromlech is a Brythonic word (Breton/Welsh) used to describe prehistoric megalithic structures, where…

The monument of Richard Dale (1756-1826), a naval officer born in Norfolk County, VA.

Richard Dale's Monument

The monument of Richard Dale (1756-1826), a naval officer born in Norfolk County, VA.

Monument to Johann von Robaii, Baron de Kalb a German soldier and volunteer who served as a major general in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War.

Baron de Kalb's Monument

Monument to Johann von Robaii, Baron de Kalb a German soldier and volunteer who served as a major general…

The monument of Stephen Decatur, a famous commodore in the U.S. Navy.

Decatur's Monument

The monument of Stephen Decatur, a famous commodore in the U.S. Navy.

Stephen Arnold Douglas (April 23, 1813 - June 3, 1861) was an American politician from the western state of Illinois, and was the Democratic Party nominee for President in 1860. He lost to the Republican Party's candidate, Abraham Lincoln.

Monument to Stephen A. Douglas

Stephen Arnold Douglas (April 23, 1813 - June 3, 1861) was an American politician from the western state…

The High Relief Eagle is a monument in Berlin, Germany that was designed by Rauch.

High Relief Eagle

The High Relief Eagle is a monument in Berlin, Germany that was designed by Rauch.

A sculpture representing and commemorating a person, usually in a church.

Effigy

A sculpture representing and commemorating a person, usually in a church.

The Ornament Foliage is found on the summit of the monument of Lysikrates, Athens.

Ornament Foliage

The Ornament Foliage is found on the summit of the monument of Lysikrates, Athens.

The finial foliated shaft is a Greek design of the choragic monument of Lysikrates in Athens.

Finial Foliated Shaft

The finial foliated shaft is a Greek design of the choragic monument of Lysikrates in Athens.

A statue of Frederick the Great.

Statue of Frederick the Great

A statue of Frederick the Great.

Monument of twentieth United States President, James Abram Garfield in Washington, D.C.

Garfield Monument

Monument of twentieth United States President, James Abram Garfield in Washington, D.C.

The tomb of 20th United States President James A. Garfield in Cleveland, Ohio.

Garfield's Tomb

The tomb of 20th United States President James A. Garfield in Cleveland, Ohio.

The monument erected to remember the soldiers who fought at the Battle of Gettysburg.

The Soldiers' Monument at Gettysburg

The monument erected to remember the soldiers who fought at the Battle of Gettysburg.

The tomb of General Ulysses S. Grant, the eighteenth President of the United States.

Tomb of General Ulysses S. Grant

The tomb of General Ulysses S. Grant, the eighteenth President of the United States.

Old grave marker with a black cat. The marker consists of a square plinth topped by an obelisk and resting on a stepped platform. There are trees in the background and some vegetation in the foreground with the cat.

Grave Marker with Black Cat

Old grave marker with a black cat. The marker consists of a square plinth topped by an obelisk and resting…

An ancient monument in honor of a Greek soldier

Grecian Monument

An ancient monument in honor of a Greek soldier

A monument of Athenian foot soldier, found near Marathon.

Monument of a Greek Solider

A monument of Athenian foot soldier, found near Marathon.

A monument erected to commemorate the soldiers who fought at the Battle of Groveton, also known as the Second Battle of Bull Run.

Soldiers' Monument at Groveton

A monument erected to commemorate the soldiers who fought at the Battle of Groveton, also known as the…

"A bas-relief at Ibreez in Asia Minor. It represents a god and his royal worshipper."—Webster, 1913

A Hittite Monument

"A bas-relief at Ibreez in Asia Minor. It represents a god and his royal worshipper."—Webster,…

Isaac Hull (March 9, 1773 - February 13, 1843), was a Commodore in the United States Navy.

Isaac Hull's Monument

Isaac Hull (March 9, 1773 - February 13, 1843), was a Commodore in the United States Navy.

Richard Mentor Johnson (October 17, 1780 or 1781 – November 19, 1850) was the ninth Vice President of the United States, serving in the administration of Martin Van Buren. He was the only vice-president ever elected by the United States Senate under the provisions of the Twelfth Amendment. Johnson also represented Kentucky in the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate and began and ended his political career in the Kentucky House of Representatives.

Richard Mentor Johnson's Monument

Richard Mentor Johnson (October 17, 1780 or 1781 – November 19, 1850) was the ninth Vice President…

The Battle of Kings Mountain, October 7, 1780, was an important Patriot victory in the Southern campaign of the American Revolutionary War.

Monument on King's Mountain

The Battle of Kings Mountain, October 7, 1780, was an important Patriot victory in the Southern campaign…

Kutab-Minar near Delhi

Kutab-Minar

Kutab-Minar near Delhi

The monument dedicated to James Lawrence and Ludlow who fought in the War of 1812.

The Lawrence and Ludlow Monument

The monument dedicated to James Lawrence and Ludlow who fought in the War of 1812.

"'Liberty Enlightening the World,' a gift from the French Republic to the Greatest Republic. Height of Statue, 151 feet; of pedestal, 155 feet." -Foster, 1921

Statue of Liberty

"'Liberty Enlightening the World,' a gift from the French Republic to the Greatest Republic. Height…

The Lincoln monument in Oak Ridge Cemetery in Springfield, Illinois.

The Lincoln Monument in Oak Ridge Cemetery

The Lincoln monument in Oak Ridge Cemetery in Springfield, Illinois.

"Choragic Monument of Lysicrates in Athens, restored." — Chambers' Encyclopedia, 1875

Lysicrates Monument

"Choragic Monument of Lysicrates in Athens, restored." — Chambers' Encyclopedia, 1875

The monument of Alexander Macomb in the Congressional Cemetery in Washington, D.C.

Macomb's Monument

The monument of Alexander Macomb in the Congressional Cemetery in Washington, D.C.

Monument in the memory of Mary Washington at Fredericksburg, VA. Mary Ball Washington (1708 – 1789) was the mother of George Washington. Mary Ball met Augustine Washington and they married in 1730. Together, Mary and Augustine had six children.

Mary Washington Monument

Monument in the memory of Mary Washington at Fredericksburg, VA. Mary Ball Washington (1708 –…

A monument is a type of structure either explicitly created to commemorate a person or important event or which has become important to a social group as part of their remembrance of past events.

Explicit Monument

A monument is a type of structure either explicitly created to commemorate a person or important event…

Commodore Charles Morris, USN (1784 – 1856) was a U.S. naval administrator and officer whose service extended through the first half of the 19th century.

Charles Morris's Monument

Commodore Charles Morris, USN (1784 – 1856) was a U.S. naval administrator and officer whose service…

A female German Nation Monument holding a crown.

German National Monument on the Niederwald

A female German Nation Monument holding a crown.

"Corinthian Order. From the Monument of Lysicrates, at Athens." —D'Anvers, 1895

Corinthian order

"Corinthian Order. From the Monument of Lysicrates, at Athens." —D'Anvers, 1895

The monument in honor of Thomas Paine, the author, revolutionary, and intellectual of the American Revolution.

Paine's Monument

The monument in honor of Thomas Paine, the author, revolutionary, and intellectual of the American Revolution.

In honor of the forty percent of South Carolina's palmetto regiment an iron palmetto was erected. This monument which now stands on the state grounds which honors the forty percent of the regiment who died of disease and wounds.

Iron Palmetto

In honor of the forty percent of South Carolina's palmetto regiment an iron palmetto was erected. This…

The Battle of Paoli (also known as the Battle of Paoli Tavern or the Paoli Massacre) was a battle in the Philadelphia campaign of the American Revolutionary War fought on September 21, 1777.

Paoli Monument

The Battle of Paoli (also known as the Battle of Paoli Tavern or the Paoli Massacre) was a battle in…

This thicker pedestal trophy was designed as part of a monument design to a Mar grave (noble) during the German Renaissance.

Thicker Trophy Pedestal

This thicker pedestal trophy was designed as part of a monument design to a Mar grave (noble) during…

"Review of Confederate troops on their march to Virginia, in front of the Pulaski Monument, Monument Square, Savannah, Ga., August 7th, 1861. The Pulaski Monument is situated in Johnson or Monument Square. It is a fine Doric obelisk of marble, 53 feet in height. The base of the pedestal is 10 feet 4 inches by 6 feet 8 inches, and its elevation is about 12 feet. The corner stone was laid by Lafayette during his visit to the United States in 1825. The needle which surmounts the pedestal is 37 feet high. Another and very elegant structure has also been erected to the memory of this gallant foreigner in Chippewa Square. Pulaski was killed in the attack made by the allied American and French armies in 1779, when the British held possession of Savannah." —Leslie, 1896

Pulaski Monument

"Review of Confederate troops on their march to Virginia, in front of the Pulaski Monument, Monument…

"Head of ram, from the monument to Abbot Ramryge."—Aveling, 1891

Head of Ram

"Head of ram, from the monument to Abbot Ramryge."—Aveling, 1891

This sculpture is entitled "charity". It is part of a monumental group.

Sculpture

This sculpture is entitled "charity". It is part of a monumental group.

The monument dedicated to Colonel Melanchton Smith (1780-1818) who fought in the War of 1812.

Melanchton Smith's Monument

The monument dedicated to Colonel Melanchton Smith (1780-1818) who fought in the War of 1812.

A Neolithic monument located near Amesbury in England.

Stonehenge

A Neolithic monument located near Amesbury in England.

"A bit of Stonehenge. The earliest architectural monument in Britain."—Gordy, 1912

Stonehenge

"A bit of Stonehenge. The earliest architectural monument in Britain."—Gordy, 1912

An ancient monument located in England, composed of earthworks surrounding a circular setting of large standing stones.

Stonehenge

An ancient monument located in England, composed of earthworks surrounding a circular setting of large…

John Cleves Symmes (July 21st, 1742–February 26, 1814) was a delegate to the Continental Congress from New Jersey, and later a pioneer in the Northwest Territory.

Symmes's Monument

John Cleves Symmes (July 21st, 1742–February 26, 1814) was a delegate to the Continental Congress…