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Cemetery Tombstone Cleaning Day

  • Green Lawn Cemetery 1005 Western Avenue Hammond, LA, 70401 United States (map)

This one-day workshop will focus on the basics of cemetery stewardship. Participants will be given an introductory course to cemetery preservation that includes:

  • why cemeteries matter

  • brief presentation on the history of veteran headstones

  • cemetery preservation ethics

  • basic techniques to properly clean headstones

  • safety discussion

A demonstration of proper headstone cleaning will occur before participants are allowed to clean a pre-selected headstone.   

It is recommended that participants bring their own sunscreen, wear sturdy shoes, and proper attire as this event will be held outside.

SPACE IS LIMITED – It is encouraged that all participants register before May 17th as there is a participant cap for this event. 

**If the event is closed and you would like for the Hammond Historic District to hold another similar event please email Jennie Garcia, Historic Preservation Coordinator at

Cemetery Tombstone Cleaning Day
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