AHPP Plans Cemetery Lecture, Demonstration at Cherry Hill

Arkansas Historic Preservation Program - Thursday, September 13, 2018

The Arkansas Historic Preservation Program will present “Bringing It Back: Cemetery Monument Preservation, Maintenance and Restoration” at the Cherry Hill United Methodist Church at 4014 Polk County Road 70 at noon on Saturday, September 22.

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. The lecture will be followed with a gravestone cleaning demonstration at Cherry Hill Cemetery on Cherry Hill Lane.

For more information on the free lecture, contact Hope at (501) 324-9148 or [email protected] or Kathy Rusert at (479) 394-4176.

The AHPP is the Department of Arkansas Heritage division responsible for identifying, evaluating, registering and preserving the state’s cultural resources. Other divisions 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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