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.