Does your institution, or your community, have charge of a cemetery, graveyard, or even a single grave? The National Center for Preservation Technology and Training (NCPTT) in Natchitoches will hold a webinar Wednesday, June 7 from 2-3:30 pm, which will cover the basic steps of caring for historic cemeteries.
To register for this webinar go online to ticketFind TicketsTickets Availablewww.connectingtocollections.org.
Topics covered will include an introduction to documentation surveys and forms, an overview of general definitions required for documentation, photography tips, and an introduction to cemetery preservation planning and prioritization. There will also be basic tips for how to clean stone monuments. This free webinar is offered through Connecting to Collections Care.
Presenter: Jason Church is a Materials Conservator in the Materials Conservation Program at the National Center for Preservation Technology and Training (National Park Service) in Natchitoches. Jason divides his time between conducting in-house research, organizing various training events, and teaching hands-on conservation workshops. Since 2005 he has conducted more than 100 lectures and hands-on training sessions for cemetery conservation. He earned his M.F.A. in Historic Preservation from Savannah College of Art and Design.