Jason Church at Silver Terrace Cemetery

Jason Church at Silver Terrace Cemetery

The scenic Silver Terrace Cemetery was the setting for NCPTT’s Southwest Regional Cemetery Conservation Workshop held in Virginia City, Nev. Sept. 26-28, 2006. Hands-on portions of this workshop included condition assessments and evaluations, cleaning, adhesive repair, patching and filling, resetting, metals conservation, and vandalism issues. A special focus of this workshop was the conservation of historic wooden grave markers and grave surrounds.

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National Center for Preservation Technology and Training
645 University Parkway
Natchitoches, LA 71457

Email: ncptt[at]nps.gov
Phone: (318) 356-7444
Fax: (318) 356-9119