2:00PM - 3:00PM
Every Stone Tells a Story: The Cleaning and Care of Gravemarkers
We've all seen dirty damaged headstones in need of repair. Even more recent headstone can be in need of a good cleaning. This presentation is designed to be a primer to debunk common myths and to help participants to learn proper cleaning techniques that have been approved by the Federal Government for the cleaning and care of veteran's headstones.
Beginner. Just starting to do family history., Intermediate. Online database savvy and can locate/read deeds, vital records, wills, and church records., Advanced. Very experienced, including early US and foreign records.
Preservation: archival storage; record artifact preservation; organization; future-proofing strategies/techniques
Not specific as to geography or ethnicity