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5/30/2017 8:06:28 AM  by   admin
June 2 & 3, 2017, East Quogue = Preservation Workshop


 

HEADSTONE PRESERVATION WORKSHOP

EAST QUOGUE METHODIST CHURCH CEMETERY

574 MONTAUK HIGHWAY

EAST QUOGUE, NEW YORK

 

FRIDAY & SATURDAY, JUNE 2 & 3, 2017

9:00 pm - 4:00 pm

 

Stone conservator Joel C. Snodgrass leads this two-day workshop

for residents interested in the preservation, restoration and care of

Southampton Town’s historic burying grounds.

Presented under the auspices of Sundy A. Schermeyer,

Southampton Town Clerk, the Historic Division offers this

opportunity to observe “best practices”

in restoring the Town’s surviving historic gravestones.

From gentle cleaning methods to reattaching fragments and resetting

tilted headstones, Snodgrass will demonstrate

the procedures used by today’s conservation professionals.

 

ü The workshops are open to the public and free of charge

ü No tools are required, but comfortable clothing is recommended

ü Space is limited and reservations are requested

 

For information, call #631-702-2406 or email zstudenroth@southamptontownny.gov

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