AHPP To Hold Cemetery Preservation Programs in Delight

Arkansas Historic Preservation Program - Wednesday, September 12, 2018

The Arkansas Historic Preservation Program will host a free cemetery preservation lecture and hands-on cemetery preservation workshop in Delight October 12-13.

A free lecture by veteran gravestone conservator Jonathan Appell of Atlas Preservation, Inc., will be held at 6 p.m. on Friday, October 12, at the Delight School Campus Gymnasium at 623 Cherry Street. Appell will address the evolution of gravestone architecture in the U.S., gravestone materials and repair techniques. The lecture is co-sponsored by the East Delight Homemakers Club and the Pike County Cooperative Extension Service.

Appell will lead the free workshop from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, October 13, at Delight Cemetery on Arkansas Highway 19. The workshop will focus on how to clean, re-set and repair tombstones, as well as instructions on cemetery maintenance, suitable cleaning products and proper techniques to use. Registration is limited to 40 people.

To register for the workshop, or for more information, contact Holly Hope at (501) 324-9880, write her at 1100 North Street, Little Rock, AR 72201, or send an e-mail message to her at [email protected].

The AHPP is the Department of Arkansas Heritage division responsible for identifying, evaluating, registering and preserving the state’s cultural resources. Other divisions are the Arkansas Arts Council, the Delta Cultural Center in Helena, the Old State House Museum, the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center, the Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission, the Historic Arkansas Museum and the Arkansas State Archives.

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