Grave marker in American Cemetery.

Grave marker in American Cemetery.

With support from NCPTT and the Lowell Parks and Conservation Trust, Inc., the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) will be presenting a Historic Cemetery Preservation Workshop on November 18, 2011 in Lowell, Massachusetts.

Technical sessions and outdoor cemetery labs will provide attendees with a foundation of knowledge for protecting the historic character of these significant public landscapes. From documentation and planning to partnerships and funding, the workshop is designed to help municipal staff, cemetery managers and crews, volunteers, consultants and anyone interested in the preservation of the Commonwealth’s rich cultural landscape.

More information and registration materials are available at http://www.mass.gov/dcr/stewardship/histland/histland.htm.

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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