AHPP Hosts Cemetery Preservation Lecture, Workshop in Jonesboro

Arkansas Historic Preservation Program - Tuesday, March 28, 2017


LITTLE ROCK–The Arkansas Historic Preservation Program will host a free cemetery preservation lecture and workshop in Jonesboro April 27-29.

The AHPP will host a free cemetery preservation lecture by conservator Jonathan Appell at 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 27, at the Earl Bell Community Center at 1212 South Church Street in Jonesboro.

Appell will lead a free cemetery conservation workshop from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, April 28, and Saturday, April 29, at Jonesboro City Cemetery at Carson and Matthews streets. The workshop will focus on how to clean, re-set and repair tombstones, as well as instructions on cemetery maintenance, suitable cleaning products and proper techniques to use. Registration is limited to 40 people per workshop.

To register for the workshop, or for more information, contact Holly Hope at (501) 324-9880, write her at 1100 North St., Little Rock, AR 72201, or send an e-mail message to her at [email protected].

The AHPP is the Department of Arkansas Heritage agency 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 Archives.


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