May 31, 2019
10am – 2pm
St. Patrick’s Cemetery
Blaisdell Ave. Coeymans, NY 12045
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.