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Cemetery Maintenance Workshops
July 16, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pmFree
Orange County Historian Johanna Yaun has announced that the County will host four workshops to discuss the care and maintenance of cemeteries.
These will be “hands on” events with cleaning and repairs done by all participants. Attendance for this workshop is limited to 16 people. The Newburgh site for clean up is- Temple Beth Jacob Big Rock Cemetery in Newburgh on July 16th, 11am-1pm. (at the corner of Carter St and Hillcrest Place) Bring a bucket and a soft brush.
The workshops will be moderated by cemetery preservation expert Marianne McCaffrey-Greenfield, a 20-year member and past board officer of the Association for Gravestone Studies. Greenfield presents cemetery preservation programs for groups across the Hudson Valley such as the New York State Association of Cemeteries, New York Historical Societies, as well as area libraries, and rotary clubs.
This event is free, however, reservations are required due to limited seating. Call 845-360-6978 or email firstname.lastname@example.org