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New Fonts!

The MLC has been busy creating more historic headstone fonts. Over the past 4 months the MLC has added 2 Government fonts for VA headstones, ScotchKut Modified Roman with 2 size variations, a condensed version of Spacerite’s Special Roman 2 alphabet (an MLC original), and a deco font based on the memorial lettering of renowned landscape […]

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FEATURED ARTICLE: THE LETTERING OF LADY LIBERTY

On the aptly named Liberty Island in New York Harbor, New York, stands a monumental statue by French artist Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi commemorating American independence…

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Learn more about the MLC projects

MLC HISTORY PROJECT

The MLC is collecting historical monument lettering and design materials with the purpose of writing educational articles for the industry and the public. The MLC is also using this information to provide the monument industry with historically accurate modern lettering and design tools, which might otherwise be lost.

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MLC FONT PROJECT

Looking for Truetype or Opentype monument fonts? The MLC has been using historical materials to build modern versions of the standard monumental alphabets created during the past 150 years. See the Monument Lettering Center’s digital catalog and learn about the benefits of the fonts produced by the MLC.

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FREE FONTS: HELP THE MLC

The Monument Lettering Center is looking for help collecting historic headstone information and materials. Do you have any old letter sets, plates, brochures, books, trade journals, or lettering blueprints? Find out more about the specifics of what is needed, how you can help, and the Font Exchange Program.

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