2-Day Cemetery Preservation Workshop With Jonathan Appell, Nationally Known Expert

  • Monday, April 22, 2024

The African American Cemetery Preservation Fund, in partnership with the Tennessee Historical Commission, invites the public to attend a two-day cemetery preservation workshop at historic Pleasant Garden Cemetery at at 306 Rowe Road in Chattanooga.

Jonathan Appell, nationally known expert monument conservator will lead the workshop. Mr. Appell is best known for his annual 48 State Tour in which he travels to cemeteries across the country to provide free gravestone preservation workshops. The workshop will encompass the basics of cemetery conservation. He will address common concerns in preservation and maintenance of cemeteries and offer hands-on training with participation encouraged. Learn the most effective techniques in cleaning, making basic repairs, and the leveling and straightening of gravestones. 0

Registration is not required. Learn more here.

Properties Considered For The National Register Of Historic Places At State Review Board Meeting
  • 5/8/2024

The State Review Board will meet on Wednesday, May 22 to examine Tennessee's proposed nominations to the National Register of Historic Places. Beginning at 9 a.m. (CDT), the meeting will be held ... more

Grave Marking Of Private Joseph Holt, War Of 1812 Patriot Held In Haley, Tn.
  • 5/1/2024

The Volunteer-Wauhatchie Chapter of the National Society United States Daughters of 1812 honored Private Joseph Holt on April 27, by dedicating a War of 1812 veteran marker at his grave in Haley, ... more

Historian Tyler Boyd To Speak On Old-Time Politics In Polk County
Historian Tyler Boyd To Speak On Old-Time Politics In Polk County
  • 5/1/2024

When: Wednesday, May 15, 2024 at 12 p.m. (and virtually) Where: East Tennessee History Center, 601 S. Gay Street, Knoxville, Tn. 37902 For almost two decades, Polk County Sheriff Burch ... more