Workshop: Cemetery Preservation (April 27-28)

Idaho City Pioneer Cemetery (Photo courtesy of the Pioneer Cemetery Walking Tour)There is a free two-day workshop on cemetery preservation sponsored by the Idaho Heritage Trust and hosted by the Idaho City Historical Foundation. Featured speakers are Sally Donovan and Bruce Howard of Hood River, Oregon.

Friday, April 27, 2012
Indoor Workshop

Boise Basin Library
123 Montgomery Street
Idaho City, ID
1:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Presentation on cemetery preservation and how to create an overall work plan for historic cemeteries.

Saturday, April 28, 2012
Outdoor Workshop

Pioneer Cemetery
Idaho City, ID
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Lunch on your own from 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Wear work clothing, boots, and gloves.

On-site hands-on demonstration of proper cleaning, repair, and maintenance of cemetery objects.


The workshop is open to 12 participants. If you have responsibility for maintaining historic cemeteries, this workshop will provide invaluable information to help.

Please RSVP to Trudy Jackson at idahotrudy@msn.com

About the Speakers

Sally Donovan & Bruce Howard
Hood River, Oregon

Ms. Donovan and Mr. Howard are recognized professionals in the care and restoration of historic cemeteries. Their work and presentations take them all over the western U.S. conducting work for both private cemeteries and local/state/national agencies that manage historic cemeteries. This will be the second workshop conducted by Ms. Donovan and Mr. Howard for the Idaho Heritage Trust. 



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