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Cemetery Preservation Workshop

Event date: 5/20/2022 10:00 AM - 5/21/2022 12:00 PM Export event
Elaine Evans
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Cemetery Preservation Workshop

ISHS, Madison County Historical Society and the St. Clair County Historical Society

The Madison County Historical Society, the St. Clair County Historical Society, and the Illinois State Historical Society are hosting two separate one-day cemetery preservation workshops. The expert instructors are John Heider and Dawn Cobb. John is an accomplished cemetery preservation specialist with decades of experience. Dawn is an archaeologist specializing in cemetery preservation with the Illinois Department of Natural Resources.

The workshops will take place on May 20 and May 21, 2022, 10 a.m.–4 p.m., at the St. John’s Lutheran Church & Cemetery located at 7201 W. Main Street in Maryville, Illinois.

Students will learn about researching and preserving historic cemeteries. The workshop includes classroom sessions and fieldwork in the historic St. John’s Lutheran Church plus a box lunch.
Attendance is limited to 12 people each day. Sign up ASAP.
Questions:  Call 217-525-2781 Ext. 1. Leave a message if necessary.

Registration Fee: $75 per person (includes box lunch)
Make checks payable to Illinois State Historical Society (ISHS)
To pay by credit card, please call: 217-525-2781, Ext. 1 

Registration form

Send registration form and payment to:
   Cemetery Restoration Workshop
   Illinois State Historical Society
   P.O. Box 1800 
   Springfield, IL 62705-1800 

St. John’s Lutheran Church & Cemetery
7201 W. Main Street
Maryville, IL (Map)



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