These are commonly referred to as footstones, since their placement on the cemetery plot is at the “Foot“ end of the grave. Made from a single piece of granite, they can be either installed above ground level or even with the ground level to provide ease of maintenance for cemetery workers and personnel. They are usually for single grave plots or can be for two or more plots depending on the cemetery’s rules and regulations. A Cement foundation should also be used to prevent the markers from sinking. Markers are an economical alternative to other types of memorials but can still be unique and personal.