Events & Workshops
Basic Cemetery Restoration Workshop (PDF)
Saturday, June 23, 2018 · 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Lewis Auditorium, Ground Floor
John Heider, a professional gravestone conservator, will teach and guide individuals on how to properly care for Illinois cemeteries and their historic grave markers. You will gain valuable knowledge on documenting a cemetery, safe cleaning practices, probing for unmarked graves, and repairing and resetting certain types of grave markers.
This is a 2-part workshop.
Part 1 is required and will take place Saturday, June 23, 2018 from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm in the Lewis Auditorium at The Urbana Free Library.
Part 2 is cemetery field work and participants will sign up for either Saturday, June 23, 2018 from 1:00 – 4:00 pm or Sunday, June 24, 2018 from 1:00 – 4:00 pm at Roselawn Cemetery.
The workshop is limited to twenty (20) participants, and is FREE, however REGISTRATION is required. Contact the Archives at 217.367.4025 or email@example.com.
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