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Hands-On Help: Gravestone Preservation Techniques at Oakwood Cemetery

Friday, July 19, 9:00 a.m. (Eastern)

with Dr. Thomas Henthorn, U-M Flint

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Event Details

Date: July 19, 2024

Location: In-Person

Cost: $49 for Members, $89 for Non-Members


Looking for the specifics on caring for and restoring gravestones and cemeteries? Join Professor Thomas Henthorn and students of the University of Michigan-Flint’s cemetery preservation program to delve into the different types of headstones, monuments, and markers, and how caring for each can vary based on material, age, soil, weather, and other factors. Explore various preservation issues and types of stones, in addition to participating in hands-on cleaning methods at Oakwood Cemetery in Grand Ledge, Michigan.

Note: This workshop is in-person only.