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HCC Cemetery Conservation Resources

The Douglas County, KS, Heritage Conservation Council presented "Tombstones on the Kansas Prairie: A Cemetery Conservation Workshop," May 17-18 in Lawrence. The goal was to train individuals in the correct procedures for cleaning tombstones, making minor repairs, and resetting small monuments. Consultant, Corey Thomas of Pishny Restoration Services of Olathe, Kansas, led the workshop. Fifty attendees represented 19 communities from across Douglas County and beyond. Here are videos from the workshop: