Category Archives: Preservation

Have you ever been offered a 200 year old headstone for your records?

The answer to my headline is,  Yes! Many years ago I attended a ceremony given by the local SAR chapter at a small cemetery in the town that I live. This Cemetery is historic as it is where one of … Continue reading

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Cemetery Neglect

I recently visited some local cemeteries overt the past week to tidy up some of my relatives and ancestors headstones as I often do throughout the year. I do this to ensure they are not forgotten and to make sure … Continue reading

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Family or Historical Society…..Deciding the fate of a treasured family document

On August 21st 1910 my Great Grandparents were united in marriage and were given a wedding certificate book that has been handed down to me to preserve. This is the most important family document that I possess and I feel … Continue reading

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