Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Free Cemetery Lecture and Cleaning and Repair Workshop


Free cemetery lecture and cleaning and repair workshop October 25 and 26.
Gravestone Preservation Lecture
Friday, October 25
Little Rock

The Arkansas Historic Preservation Program (AHPP) will host a free Gravestone Preservation lecture by monuments conservator Jonathan Appell at 6:00 p.m., Friday, October 25, 2013. The session will be at Curran Hall, 615 E. Capitol in Little Rock.

Appell will 
speak about historic gravestone architecture in America. His lecture will also touch on gravestone materials, basic repairs and iconography found on historic gravestones.

Fall Cemetery
Conservation Workshop
Saturday, October 26
Little Rock

The 2013 AHPP Fall Cemetery Conservation Workshop will be held at Oakland & Fraternal Cemetery in Little Rock from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 26. The workshop on the basics of cemetery conservation, featuring instruction by Jonathan Appell, will focus on some of the most common concerns encountered in preservation and maintenance of cemeteries and offer hands-on training. Registration is free, but limited to 40 people
.

Holly Hope
Special Projects Historian
Arkansas Historic Preservation Program
1500 Tower Building, 323 Center St.
Little Rock, AR  72201

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