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Cemetery Conservation Workshop in Paducah, Kentucky

September 10, 2015

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Cemetery Conservation Workshop in Paducah, Kentucky

NCPTT, in partnership with the City of Paducah, Parks Department will offer a cemetery monument conservation basics workshop September 10, 2015, in Paducah, Kentucky. This training is targeted to the nonprofessional, such as church sextons, genealogists, cemetery grounds keepers, and family members. The workshop registration is $25 per person and limited to 30 people, so please register early.

The lecture portion of the workshop will begin at 9:00 at the Paducah Recreation Center (1527 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr.). NCPTT Materials Conservator Jason Church will talk about techniques for cemetery documentation and developing a preservation plan followed by a talk on cleaning and care recommendations for historic headstones. After lunch the workshop will travel to Oak Grove Cemetery (1613 Park Avenue) for hands-on activities including proper cleaning techniques. For more information on the class contact Jason Church, jason_church@contractor.nps.gov

To register for the workshop contact;

Entrance to Oak Grove Cemetery.

Entrance to Oak Grove Cemetery.

Les Evans
Parks Maintenance Superintendent
City of Paducah
Parks Department
1400 H.C. Mathis Drive
Paducah, KY 42001

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September 10, 2015
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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National Center for Preservation Technology and Training
645 University Parkway
Natchitoches, LA 71457

Email: ncptt[at]nps.gov
Phone: (318) 356-7444
Fax: (318) 356-9119