Gravestone Restoration Workshop

Posted on April 22, 2019 by Jennifer Mele under All Cemeteries, Preservation, Special Event
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May 31, 2019

10am – 2pm

St. Patrick’s Cemetery
Blaisdell Ave. Coeymans, NY 12045

 

Kelly Gravestone Restoration

 

 

Albany Diocesan Cemeteries will host a gravestone restoration workshop on May 31st under the direction of cemetery historian and preservationist, Kelly Grimaldi.

Participants will learn correct cleaning techniques and how to make simple repairs to cracked or broken stones.

This is a hands-on workshop.  Participants will need to dress appropriately to work outside and bring waterproof gloves and a shovel.  Kelly will provide the tools, i.e. nylon brushes, water pumps, cleaning agent, setting compound, mortar and epoxy.  Portable restroom will be on site.

Refreshments and bottled water will also be provided.

Workshop is free, but registration is required. 

Please contact Kelly Grimaldi to register, 518-350-7679 or via email at [email protected]

 

Click here for directions to St. Patrick’s Cemetery.

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