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A Graveyard Preservation Primer, 2nd edition


by Lynette Strangstad

Published by the Association for Gravestone Studies and written for non-professional and professional preservationists involved in small to mid-size graveyard preservation projects, this basic primer explains in step-by-step fashion how to preserve and restore a graveyard. Restoration is discussed with recommendations as to what lay people should and should not undertake. It presents general guidelines, which are also applicable in Jewish cemetery restoration. (The book is available on and also European amazon sites.)

Softbound; 220 pages, index, illustrations.