Gray Village Cemetery Cleaning Workshop

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On June 16, 2018, trained volunteers from the Maine Old Cemetery Association will lead an all - day cleaning workshop at the:

Gray Village Cemetery, 12 West Gray Road, Gray, ME

The workshop is sponsored by the Gray Cemetery Association, and is open to the public, however registration is required due to limited space. To attend this event: please complete and submit the online registration form. Or if you prefer, you may complete an application in person at the Henry Pennel Municipal Complex, at 24 Main Street, Gray ME 04039. 

This workshop will include a demonstration of correct materials and procedures for properly cleaning gravestones and then registered attendees will have an opportunity for supervised hands-on practice using the skills. This workshop will use materials and methods approved by the Association for Gravestone Studies (AGS) and by the Maine Old Cemetery Association (MOCA).

Documented direct descendants of any of the persons buried in the Gray Village Cemetery who do not want their ancestor’s stone preserved by this group should contact Galen Morrison at galen.morr@gmail.com before June 9, 2018. The Town of Gray and the Gray Cemetery Association, which cares for the cemetery, has already authorized the work.