Workshops & Volunteer Activities

Gravestone Cleaning Dates (for Trained Participants)

You must be trained to participate and per the new Town Policy you must now register in advance or will not be allowed to participate. Contact Cheryle or June prior to each date you wish to participate in.

Bring a kneeling pad and waterproof gloves of your choice, and if possible, a gallon or two of water. All other materials are supplied by the Friends. Please contact us by email if you are interested.

2017 Cleaning Dates:

Upcoming Gravestone Conservation Workshops

Friday, August 25 – 2-4PM

Saturday, August 26 – 8-10AM

Friday, September 8  – 2-4PM

Saturday, September 9 – 8-10AM

Saturday, October 7 – 8-10AM

Saturday, October 14 – 8-10AM

Saturday, October 28 – 8-10AM

Gravestone Cleaning Training – Beginners Workshop

Friends of Burial Hill offers conservation workshops to members free of charge. We will instruct you in the proper cleaning methods of gravestones, and how to document your work. We limit the workshops to 6 trainees. We supply all materials. Please contact us if interested.

You must pre-register; event takes place at Oak Grove Cemetery

Volunteer Opportunities:

Rotating Clean-up Teams – join a team, or form your own!

Cemetery Watch

If you are interested in helping to preserve Burial Hill, please email either


or June: