Cemetery Preservation Workshop Hosted by Arkansas Historic Preservation Program

Texas Cemetery Restoration LLC and Cemetery Preservation Supply LLC will be putting on a workshop on cemetery preservation in Mountain Home, Arkansas on April 20, 2013 hosted by the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program.  The following update is from the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program Enewsletter from March 2013.  Also see the AHPP blog update for more information.

    The Arkansas Historic Preservation Program will host a free Cemetery Preservation workshop from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 20, at the Mountain Home Cemetery on East 11th Street in Mountain Home, Arkansas, AHPP Director Frances McSwain announced today.

The free workshop will include hands-on training by James Brenner of Texas Cemetery Restoration LLC on how to clean, re-set, and repair tombstones, as well as instructions on cemetery maintenance, suitable cleaning products, and proper techniques to use.

Registration for the workshop is limited to the first 40 people to sign up. To register, contact Holly Hope at (501) 324-9880, write her at 1500 Tower Building, 323 Center St., Little Rock, AR 72201, or send an e-mail message to her at holly@arkansaspreservation.org.

The AHPP is the Department of Arkansas Heritage agency responsible for identifying, evaluating, registering and preserving the state’s cultural resources. Other agencies are the Arkansas Arts Council, the Delta Cultural Center in Helena, the Old State House Museum, the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center, the Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission and the Historic Arkansas Museum.