Preservation

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

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|0 Comments

A Call for Arms

Though an elegant lady still honors the eternal resting place of Catherine J. Weller, her graceful arms outstretched to a cross have long retired to the basement of the gatehouse.  It is unclear how long the statue’s arms have been displaced, but evidence of previous failed repairs can be seen on the broken pieces.  [...]

By |2019-07-26T10:58:55-04:00January 28th, 2015|Stone Stories|0 Comments