The fall 2023 Arkansas Historic Preservation Program (AHPP) Cemetery Conservation Workshop will be held at Oak Grove Cemetery, 600 E. Moore Ave., Searcy, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, September 23, 2023.
This FREE workshop on the basics of cemetery conservation, featuring instruction by Rusty Brenner of Texas Cemetery Restoration, will address common concerns in preservation and maintenance of cemeteries and offer hands-on training.
Attendees are encouraged to participate in cleaning, making basic repairs,
and the leveling and straightening of gravestones.
Contact Holly Hope to register.
Lunch will be served at the Oak Grove Cemetery. Please inform us if you need a vegetarian option. Parking for the workshop is at the cemetery. Tents will be provided in case of rain. Chairs are available, but if you need a stool, you are encouraged to bring one. Gloves and comfortable clothing are also encouraged.
Special thanks to:
Kathy Moss, treasurer for the White County Historical Society Board of Directors
Jeff Webb, director of code enforcement for the City of Searcy
The Oak Grove Cemetery is located at 600 E. Moore Avenue in Searcy. Parking is at the cemetery.