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CANCELLED: HCC Family Reunion

HCC will host its second annual Family Reunion for descendants of those buried at the cemetery as well as current site owners. HCC staff invites attendees to bring documents and records to augment the cemetery’s family files. Archivist Dayle Dooley will pull historic records and site information for perusal and share about the records at [...]

By |2020-03-25T14:33:27-04:00April 18th, 2020|0 Comments

CANCELLED: PRO Crew

Preservation & Restoration Opportunities (PRO) Crew Conservation Service Day Sign up for this hands-on experience to participate in restoration projects throughout the Cemetery, learn techniques in preservation, and help to save this treasured place. Projects will consist of various repair projects such as gravestone cleaning, stabilizing, resetting, and landscaping. Space is limited. Sign ups are [...]

By |2020-03-25T14:25:24-04:00April 3rd, 2020|, |0 Comments

Marguerite Lamott DuPont Lee

When you come across a name such as Marguerite’s, you might expect a certain type of person: blue-blooded, wealthy, and perhaps a little haughty as a result. And to a certain extent, Marguerite Lamott DuPont Lee was very much a product of her prestigious name. Born to the wealthy DuPont family from Delaware and married [...]

By |2019-07-26T13:14:03-04:00December 15th, 2017|History, Uncategorized|4 Comments

Then Fix It, Dear Henry!

Here’s a common complaint and concern we often receive at the Cemetery: “I see so many fallen headstones in the cemetery. Why don’t you fix them?” If you’ve traipsed around your share of historic cemeteries then you’re used to seeing fallen headstones. It’s common, and there are a myriad number of reasons that this happens. [...]

By |2019-07-26T12:15:02-04:00April 18th, 2017|Landscape, Stone Stories|Comments Off on Then Fix It, Dear Henry!
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