WVGS to sponsor Cemetery Restoration Workshop May 7

Sunday, April 24, 2011

The Wabash Valley Genealogical Society will sponsor a Cemetery Restoration Workshop Saturday, May 7, from 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

The workshop will take place at the Rose Hill Cemetery in Fayette Township, New Goshen, Ind.

Brad Manzenberger, owner of Stone Revival Cemetery Restoration, Franklin, Ind., will lead the workshop, which will consist of lectures, hands-on demonstrations and the cleaning and resetting of gravestones.

Registration fee is $10 for WVGS members and $15 for non-members. Reservations need to be made early to ensure adequate supplies are available for all participants.

To receive more information about the workshop and to register, contact Linda Gregory at 812-240-1405 or e-mail genealogyrocks1n2n3@gmail.com.

Interested participants should also visit the WVGS website, www.inwvgs.org, for a list of items to bring.

The Wabash Valley Genealogy Society, based in Vigo County, serves Clark, Crawford and Edgar counties in Illinois, and Clay, Greene, Parke, Putnam, Sullivan, Vermillion and Vigo counties in Indiana.

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