Cemetery preservation workshop

The Greenfield Historical Society has announced it will host a cemetery preservation and restoration workshop at the Sheep Pen Cemetery, located at the Highland and Fayette County line, about three miles from Greenfield,on June 25.

This workshop will begin at 8 a.m. and last until dusk (rain or shine). Conducting the workshop will be Mark Morton of Gravestone Guardians of Ohio. During the workshop attendees will learn the proper techniques of cemetery restoration and repair – identifying, cleaning and repairing grave markers.

The workshop fee is $30 per person and registration is limited to 30 attendees, so you will need to register early. Online registration is available on the historical society’s website (www.GreenfieldHistoricalSociety.org) and additional information is also provided on the website.

Lunch, from the Greenfield Subway Restaurant, is included with the registration. Attendees should bring a folding chair and comfortable clothing as this will be a “hands-on” workshop.

Directions are also available on the above mentioned website.