Tagged as Cemeteries

On Tuesday, October 31, 2017, the Montgomery County Council adopted legislation to protect burial sites within the County as advocated for and reported by the Coalition to Protect Maryland Burial Sites.

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07/26/2017
By Jessica Feldt

Help Restore Vandalized St. Thomas Cemetery

In early June 2017, vandals damaged dozens of historic gravestones in the cemetery of St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Upper Marlboro, Maryland. The congregation is now reaching out to preservationists and the community to help make the needed repairs.

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The Coalition to Protect Maryland Burial Sites annual conference brought over 60 attendees to Anne Arundel County to hear about current events, like the response to the vandalized Mount Carmel in Philadelphia and the latest in conservation technologies. The sessions were recorded by Preservation Maryland and are available on YouTube.

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When you picture a historic cemetery, you probably imagine a place that’s calm and serene…when you picture cemetery preservation, the fact is that the work done by folks like our guest this week Eileen McGuckian, of the Coalition to Protect Maryland Burial Sites, requires a lively energy and lots of grassroots enthusiasm.

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