Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Upcoming Cemetery Events

Milk Row Cemetery Tour, Somerville Massachusetts


The City of Somerville and Historic Somerville, Inc. will continue to celebrate May as Preservation Month with a tour of historic Milk Row Cemetery, 1804- about 1900. This cemetery was founded by Samuel Tufts on his farm in what was then Charlestown. It is quite small, but contains an extraordinary memorial to those who died from Somerville in the Civil War. The memorial was dedicated in 1863, prior to the war's end.

Milk Row Cemetery is located in Somerville, at 439 Somerville Avenue, next to Demoulas' Market Basket. The tour will last about an hour.

Forest Hill Cemetery, East Derry New Hampshire
Gravestone Conservation Workshop

Mark your calendars!!!! Headstone Conservation Workshop with Jonathan Appell will be held: Saturday, June 13 from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Visit the Forest Hill website for more information.

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