Sunday, September 6, 2009

Hands-On Cemetery Restoration Workshop in Bloomington

The Monroe County Historical Society will lead a hands-on restoration of White Oak Cemetery in Bloomington on Saturday, October 10 from 9 am to 3:30 pm. Restoration specialist John Walters will show how to clean, repair and reset stones. Registration for the workshop is $25 for MCHS members, $30 for non-members, and includes a morning snack and lunch. Registration is limited to 25 people, and the deadline to register is September 10th.

There will be a free session about cemetery restoration techniques and laws offered on Friday, October 9 from 6 to 7:30 pm at the Monroe County History Center (202 E.6th St., Bloomington IN). Jeannie Regan-Dinius from the Indiana Department of Natural Resources' Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology will be the presenter.

A registration form is available at, or you may phone (812) 332-2517.

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