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Cemetery Basics Lake Geneva
Cemetery Basics Lake Geneva
Cemetery Basics Lake Geneva
Cemetery Basics Lake Geneva
Cemetery Basics Lake Geneva
Cemetery Basics Lake Geneva
Cemetery Basics Lake Geneva
Cemetery Basics Lake Geneva
Cemetery Basics Lake Geneva
Cemetery Basics Lake Geneva
Cemetery Basics Lake Geneva
Cemetery Basics Lake Geneva
Cemetery Basics Lake Geneva
Cemetery Basics Lake Geneva
Cemetery Basics Lake Geneva
Cemetery Basics Lake Geneva
Cemetery Basics Lake Geneva
Cemetery Basics Lake Geneva
Cemetery Basics Lake Geneva
Cemetery Basics Lake Geneva
Cemetery Basics Lake Geneva
Cemetery Basics Lake Geneva
Cemetery Basics Lake Geneva
Cemetery Basics Lake Geneva
Cemetery Basics Lake Geneva
Cemetery Basics Lake Geneva
Cemetery Basics Lake Geneva
Cemetery Basics Lake Geneva
Cemetery Basics Lake Geneva
Cemetery Basics Lake Geneva
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Cemetery Basics Lake Geneva

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This PowerPoint was presented by Jason Church on May 18, 2012 as part of a Cemetery Preservation Basics workshop in Lake Geneva, WI for the Wisconsin Historical Society.

This PowerPoint was presented by Jason Church on May 18, 2012 as part of a Cemetery Preservation Basics workshop in Lake Geneva, WI for the Wisconsin Historical Society.

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  • The data was then translated into Adobe Illustrator to create the completed map you see hanging in the back.
  • The next phase of the documentation was develop and undertake an assessment of the markers. This is the first of a three page form we developed for this purpose. This first page recorded the inscription and description of each marker.
  • Also accompanying the written documentation was photographic documentation that done both digitally in color and in the more archival stable B&W prints. Develop protocols.
  • The data was then translated into Adobe Illustrator to create the completed map you see hanging in the back.
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    • 1. C emetery Monument C are 1
    • 2. National Center for Preservation Technology and Training (NCPTT)
    • 3. NCPTT – What We DoSpecializing in developing new technologies to solve preservation problems,
    • 4. NCPTT – What We DoOr transferring technologies from other fields to apply in historic preservation.
    • 5. NCPTT – What We Do We create a new toolsfor preserving cultural materials.
    • 6. NCPTT – What We DoWe study traditional techniques for current applications.
    • 7. NCPTT – What We DoWe offer training opportunities to apply technologies to historic preservation.
    • 8. Im portance of C em etery D ocum entation 8
    • 9. DocumentationFirst Phase of Surveys• H istorical D ocum entation (prim ary resources)• H istoric / C om m unity Photographs• O ral interviews 9
    • 10. First Step: DocumentationWhy is this im portant?• Account of the current cond ition.• Record of existing m aterials.• H elps to establish preservation priorities. 10
    • 11. L ocate or C reate a Site MapAmerican Cemetery, Natchitoches, LA 11
    • 12. L ocate or C reate a Site Map• Several electronic program s available• C an be a sim ple location m ap• To an interactive GIS / GPS d ata base 12
    • 13. A ccurately Record Descriptions 13
    • 14. Photodocumention 14
    • 15. PhotodocumentionD o not use• Shaving cream• Flour• C aulk 15
    • 16. Photodocumention 16
    • 17. Involve the community. 17
    • 18. Survey Form s / Written D ocum entation• Several form s available• N ot all form s serve all need s• D evelop need specific and site specific form s 18
    • 19. Written D ocum entation• Before you begin pick your form• D ecid e the “m eaning” of all term s on the form• Train all people involved 19
    • 20. Written D ocum entationH ow would d ifferent people d escribe this? 20
    • 21. Written D ocum entation Identify Materials lim estone zincm arble concrete 21
    • 22. Documentation 22
    • 23. Documentation 23
    • 24. Documentation 24
    • 25. DocumentationPlants as Grave M arkers 25
    • 26. DocumentationPlants as Grave M arkers 26
    • 27. Documentation“Unconventional” Grave Markers 27
    • 28. DocumentationGrave G oods 28
    • 29. Documentation• D escribe• L ist any m anufacturers labels• Paint color(s) found on fence• C urrent cond ition• N ote any m issing features
    • 30. Where to G et More InformationTexas Historical C ommission www.thc.state.tx.us/National C enter for Preservation Technology and Training www.ncptt.nps.govA ssociation for G ravestone Studies www.gravestonestud ies.orgC hicora Foundation www.chicora.org 30

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