Local Event Type: Headstone Repair

June Headstone Cleaning and Straightening at Placerville Union Cemetery

An entire battalion of military headstones at Placerville Union Cemetery, many dating back to the Civil War, are lichen-encrusted to the point of illegibility, leaning precariously, or both.   Please join us on Saturday, June 22 for the second of several “Headstone parties” this summer to clean and straighten these monuments to those who have […]

Headstone Cleaning and Straightening at Placerville Union Cemetery

An entire battalion of military headstones at Placerville Union Cemetery, many dating back to the Civil War, are lichen-encrusted to the point of illegibility, leaning precariously, or both.     On Saturday, April 27 over 80 volunteers helped clean and straighten veteran headstones. The event was hosted by the LDS Church in Placerville. Volunteers from […]