Recorded Webinar: Caring for Historic Cemeteries
Recorded On: 09/06/2018
How do you care for an historic cemetery? This AASLH webinar, presented by Jason Church, addresses the most important and pressing issues to be addressed in basic care of historic cemeteries.
RECORDED DATE: September 6, 2018
COST: $15 Members / $30 Non-members
Description & Outcomes:
This webinar will cover the basic steps of caring for historic cemeteries. Topics covered include an introduction to documentation surveys and forms, and an overview of general definitions required for documentation, photography tips, and an introduction to preservation planning and prioritization. Also covered will be basic tips for cleaning of stone monuments. After the presentation, there will be ample time for questions and answers.
- Participants will understand the first steps to preservation planning and prioritization of an historic cemetery.
- Participants will feel prepared to document an historic cemetery.
- Participants will be equipped to take basic steps to care for an historic cemetery.
Jason Church is a Materials Conservator in the Materials Conservation Program at the National Center for Preservation Technology and Training (National Park Service). 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 for cemetery conservation. He earned his M.F.A. in Historic Preservation from Savannah College of Art and Design.