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, May 19 – 2-4PM
Saturday, May 20 – 8-10AM
Friday, June 2 – 2-4PM
Friday, June 9 – 2-4PM
Saturday, June 10 – 8-10AM
Friday, June 16 – 2-4PM
Saturday, June 17 – 8-10AM
Friday, June 30 – 2-4PM
Saturday, July 1 – 8-10AM
Friday, July 7 – 2-4PM
Saturday, July 8 – 8-10AM
Friday, July 21 – 2-4PM
Saturday, July 22 – 8-10AM
Please check back for additional dates as the season progresses.
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
Rotating Clean-up Teams – join a team, or form your own!
If you are interested in helping to preserve Burial Hill, please email either
or June: email@example.com