This workshop event will introduce students to the various aspects of gravestone and cemetery monument preservation. The majority of commonly encountered problems with memorials, which are both historic as well as modern, will be over viewed, discussed. Repair, cleaning and numerous other conservation treatments will be demonstrated and conducted as an interactive group experience. Workshop will be taught by a professional masonry conservation specialist with expertise in gravestone, monument, sculpture and historic masonry preservation. Trained in engineering, violin and cabinet making, sculpture and stone carving, Jon Appell has worked in fields related to historic masonry for over 25 years.
Cost $75 (includes $25 materials fee) Workshop held Thursday, March 29, 6-8PM; Friday, March 31, 9-6PM; Sat., April 1, 9AM-6PM; and Sun., April 2, 9AM-6PM.
For more information contact Benjamin Currran at bcurran@savannahtech or go to