Chester Cemetery Restoration Workshop

Ohio Cemetery Preservation Society


Cemetery Restoration Workshop
Presented by Jim & Minxie Fannin

Where: Chester Township Cemetery
Chester Twp., Geauga County
(north of Chesterland, on SR 306, just north of Sherman Road)

When: Saturday & Sunday, August 25/26
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Sessions begin at the Town Hall,
12701 Chillicothe Road (SR 306)

Don't know where Geauga County is? Here's a map

Many, many thanks for the generous donations
that made this workshop possible!
There's still time to add your name to the

There will be hands-on demonstrations in gravestone repair, resetting and cleaning, with a special session on reading faded inscription and interpreting gravestone symbolism.

Registration Deadline: August 15
Registration is limited! Sign up early to ensure your place!
Oops, the workshop is now full...
Watch our webpage for future restoration workshops!

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Registration fee:

$85 per person (Includes a free 2001 OCPS Membership)

(OCPS-Member Discount)

$75 per person

Please Remit Payment and Registration Form to:

OCPS Workshop -
PO Box 24810, Lyndhurst, Ohio 44124-0810

Includes lunch, beverages & information packet. Please dress for the weather; bring work gloves and sturdy shoes or boots. Ice chests (and ice) would be helpful, too.
Have a look at our

We also need the following articles, please notify us if you can bring these items:
Natural Bristle Scrub Brushes * Wood or Plastic Scrapers * Tape Measure
Wheelbarrows! * Spades * Shovels * Whisk Brooms * 10" Level * Sprayers (for water)

Please help OCPS preserve the art, history and heritage of
Ohio's cemeteries and burying grounds. We'll look forward to seeing you there
Any questions? Call 216-291-0580 or email
Registration Form
[Please print clearly - Send with payment]



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