What if my state has outlawed roadside memorials?
The virtual roadside memorials on WhiteCrosses.net are only available on the online map. No physical memorial is placed on the location, so state or local laws are irrelevant. This ensures your virtual white cross memorial will always be availabe to visit anytime. And you don't have to worry about someone taking down the memorial or it being damaged by the elements.
Do you add a physical cross memorial to the site?
No, WhiteCrosses.net does not place a physical cross or other type of memorial on site at the location. We add a virtual white cross memorial to the map. You may include a link to an obituary or article as well as some memorial text to be included with the online memorial. Fill out the form to submit a virtual roadside memorial.
Does there have to be a physical cross on the roadside?
No. You do not have to have a physical cross or memorial on site at the location. In fact, some cities and states have outlawed roadside memorials, or require them to be taken down after a certain amount of time. So a virtual roadside memorial at WhiteCrosses.net is the best way to ensure your roadside memorial will live on forever. Fill out the form to submit a virtual roadside memorial.
Who can add a roadside memorial?
Anyone can submit a roadside memorial to be added to the map. You do not have to be a relative. There are two types of memorials: (1) a memorial for a loved one or (2) marking a physical memorial you saw on the side of the road. Just let us know which type of memorial you are submitting.
How long before my roadside memorial is added to the map?
We will add your virtual roadside memorial to the map within 24 hours of your form submission.
What if there is already a white cross memorial on the map?
If you see a memorial on the map at your loved one's location, please submit the form and let us know there is already a marker in place. The memorial may be a general marker that was added by someone who saw a physical memorial at the location. Or another loved one may have submitted the same memorial.
How much does it cost to add a roadside memorial to the map?
Nothing! It's free to add a virtual roadside memorial to the map.