Announcing a free event upcoming hands-on cemetery preservation workshop for Saturday, June 22, and Sunday, June 23, 2019 – each day 9:00a.m. to 4:00p.m. conducted by nationally known professional gravestone conservator and preservation expert, Mr. Jonathan Appell.
Location: North Fork Cemetery (Also known as Blair Cemetery, Northfork Cemetery, Owl Creek Cemetery, Owl Creek Harmony Baptist Cemetery)
**Please see announcement below for further details**
Ohio Contact for sign up information and questions:
Mr. Tim Foor:
Phone # 419-210-4866
Facebook and website links for further information:
Atlas Preservation – Gravestone Conservation/Preservation Supplies
Facebook – Tim Foor
The Greenfield Historical Society in historic Greenfield, Highland County, Ohio has announced that its first preservation session at the Old Burying Ground for the 2019 season is scheduled for Sunday, May 5th, beginning at 9:00 a.m.
This dedicated group of volunteers will be embarking on its 6th year with its hands-on work cleaning, repairing, and re-setting all of the various types of gravestones and monuments that mark the grave sites at this unique pioneer Ohio cemetery.
As in the past, like-minded volunteers are welcome to join them!
Please visit the Greenfield Historical Society on Facebook too!
➠John King is the coordinator of the Old Burying Ground work sessions,
and he can be contacted at:
“Misti Spillman, Executive Director at Preble County Historical Society and 2018 Volunteer of the Year at Woodland Cemetery, in Dayton, Ohio, will be at the Garst Museum on Sunday giving a program about headstone cleaning and restoration for the Darke County Genealogical Society.
Learn more on how to properly care for and clean headstones.
Program is free and open to the public.
Sunday, March 3rd at 2:00 pm – Garst Museum, 205 N. Broadway St. in Greenville.”
PERRYSBURG — A dedicated group of people has grave concerns about a former parish cemetery that they believe has not been properly cared for over the years.