Coalition members cleaning and documenting a cemetery.

New Website for the Coalition to Protect Maryland Burial Sites

10/29/2016
By Preservation Maryland

Some of the most sacred sites in Maryland are in impending danger due to environmental factors as well as the passage of time. Through our intensive and impactful Six-to-Fix program, Preservation Maryland will work with the Coalition to Protect Maryland Burial Sites to act on their mission to protect and preserving historic Maryland burial sites.

The Coalition to Protect Maryland Burial Sites is a statewide non-profit organization of volunteers who believe that neglect or the willful desecration or destruction of burial sites is unacceptable in a civilized society, and through their members in each county, the organization works to:

GET INVOLVED

The Coalition recently developed a very useful, resource-heavy website, with the assistance of a Preservation Maryland Heritage Fund grant, that is a good start to understanding the laws that regulate burial sites and researching resources and methods for preservation. If you are interested in cemetery and burial site preservation, please sign-up as a Six-to-Fix volunteer to find out about upcoming education and volunteer oppprtunities.

 

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