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Headstone Cleaning and Restoration Classes at Woodland Cemetery

  • Location
  • Woodland Cemetery & Arboretum
    • 118 Woodland Ave.
    • Woodland Cemetery & Arboretum
    • Dayton, OH
Overview

Woodland is pleased to partner with gravestone restoration expert Misti Spillman as she conducts a series of workshops who are interested in headstone cleaning and restoration.


Workshops will be conducted at Woodland Cemetery and Arboretum from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday’s May 16, June 20, August 15 and September 19, 2020.


Cost is $30 per person for the Beginners class and $50 per person for the Advanced class. You will receive and includes hands on, one-on-one and group instruction on headstone preservation techniques including: fixing breaks, resetting, cleaning and how to mix proper mortars for stone repair. You will also receive a Headstone Cleaning Starter Kit that will include all of the tools needed for the day. The entire workshop will be spent in the cemetery. A break for lunch will be provided. Please feel free to bring a lunch or visit any of the restaurants on Brown Street.


Misti Spillman has a background in researching and restoring cemeteries. She worked as an AmeriCorps member at the Ohio History Connection and serves as a reference and liaison to numerous museums and historical societies throughout Ohio. Misti is the owner of Reviving Cemeteries, LLC.

  • Location: 118 Woodland Ave., Woodland Cemetery & Arboretum, OH
  • Time: 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
  • Price: $30 Beginners Class; $50 Advanced Class
Headstone Cleaning and Restoration Classes at Woodland Cemetery
  • June 20, 2020 to September 20, 2020
  • Woodland Cemetery & Arboretum
  • $30 Beginners Class; $50 Advanced Class