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Cemetery Workshops 2009

The Heritage Center presented two cemetery workshops in May 2009.

May 8, 2009

This program was made possible in part with a grant from Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanites.

Gerron Hite from the Texas Historical Commission (THC) gave his presentation, "Legal Protection & Documentation & Documentation of Cemeteries," and Nancy Adgent gave her presentation, "Marker and Monument Motifs & Styles," in the Baker Patillo Student Center on campus and followed up with a hands-on presentation at Oak Grove Cemetery.

For an informational video, click on one of the names below:

May 1, 2009

Jason Church, "Monument Maintenance," and Debbie Smith, "Vegetation in Cemeteries," from the National Center for Preservation Training & Technology (NCPTT) gave presentations in the Baker Patillo Student Center on campus and followed up with a hands-on demonstration at Oak Grove Cemetery.

For an informational video, click on one of the names below:

Cemetery Workshop - May 8, 2009
Oak Grove Cemetery - Hands-On Demonstration with Gerron Hite from the THC and independent scholar, Nancy Adgent.
Cemetery Workshop - May 1, 2009
Oak Grove Cemetery - Hands-On Demonstration with Jason Church and Debbie Smith from the NCPTT.