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2007 Cemetery Monument Conservation Workshop, Pensacola, FL

NCPTT held the Southeast Cemetery Monument Conservation Workshop at St. Michaels Cemetery, Pensacola, Fla., on Oct. 23-25, 2007. The topics covered included condition assessments, conservation ethics, cleaning and consolidation techniques, adhesive repairs, patch and loss filling, and resetting. The year’s special topic was the location of buried features and unmarked graves. Hands-on sessions were offered on the use of Ground Penetrating Radar, magnetometer, resistivity, and conductivity. For more information, visit www.ncptt.nps.gov/2007-cemetery-monument-conservation-pho....

 

The National Park Service’s National Center for Preservation Technology and Training protects America’s historic legacy by equipping professionals in the field of preservation with progressive technology-based research and training. Since its founding in 1994, NCPTT has awarded over $7 million in grants for research that fulfills its mission of advancing the use of science and technology in the field of historic preservation. Working in the fields of archeology, architecture, landscape architecture and materials conservation, the Center accomplishes its mission through training, education, research, technology transfer and partnerships.

 

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Taken on October 24, 2007