AHPP Cemetery Lecture, Demonstration Set For Charleston

Arkansas Historic Preservation Program - Friday, October 06, 2017

The Arkansas Historic Preservation Program will present “Bringing It Back: Basic Cemetery Maintenance” at the Charleston Public Library at 12 School Street in Charleston at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, October 24.

AHPP Special Projects Historian Holly Hope will offer information on cleaning and documenting gravestones, as well as safety, repair and straightening techniques, materials and tools, and landscaping issues. She also will discuss listing cemeteries on the National Register of Historic Places during the free lecture. The lecture will be followed with a gravestone cleaning demonstration at Burt Cemetery on East Main Street in Charleston.

For more information on the free lecture, contact Hope at (501) 324-9148 or [email protected], or Misty Watkins at (479) 965-2605 or [email protected].

The AHPP is the Department of Arkansas Heritage division responsible for identifying, evaluating, registering and preserving the state’s cultural resources. Other agencies are the Arkansas Arts Council, the Delta Cultural Center in Helena, the Old State House Museum, the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center, the Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission, the Historic Arkansas Museum and the Arkansas State

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