Headstone Cleaning and Restoration 101

May 11, 2019 @ 10:00AM — September 22, 2019 @ 10:00AM

A cemetery workshop brought to you by Misti Spillman of Reviving Cemeteries and Woodland Cemetery and Arboretum

Join us for this Hands-On Class

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Woodland is pleased to partner with gravestone restoration expert Misti Spillman as she conducts a series of workshops for beginners who are interested in headstone cleaning and restoration.

Workshops will be conducted at Woodland Cemetery and Arboretum from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday’s May 11, June 8, August 24 and September 21, 2019.

Cost is $30 per person and includes hands on, one-on-one and group instruction on headstone preservation techniques including: fixing breaks, resetting, cleaning and how to mix proper mortars for stone repair. You will also receive a Headstone Cleaning Starter Kit that will include all of the tools needed for the day. The entire workshop will be spent in the cemetery. A break for lunch will be provided. Please feel free to bring a lunch or visit any of the restaurants on Brown Street.

Misti Spillman has a background in researching and restoring cemeteries. She worked as an AmeriCorps member at the Ohio History Connection and serves as a reference and liaison to numerous museums and historical societies throughout Ohio. Misti is the owner of Reviving Cemeteries, LLC.

Participation is limited to those 18 and over and registration is non-refundable.
Limited to up to 25 participants per class.

Proceeds will benefit the Woodland Arboretum Foundation

Event Location
Woodland Cemetery and Arboretum
118 Woodland Avenue
Dayton, OH 45409-2892
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