Gravestone Restoration Workshop


Friday, May 31, 2019


10AM - 2PM

Albany Diocesan Cemeteries will host a gravestone restoration workshop on May 31 under the direction of cemetery historian and preservationist, Kelly Grimaldi.

May 31, 2019
10am – 2pm
St. Patrick’s Cemetery: Blaisdell Ave. Coeymans, NY 12045

Participants will learn correct cleaning techniques and how to make simple repairs to cracked or broken stones.
This is a hands-on workshop. Participants will need to dress appropriately to work outside and bring waterproof gloves and a shovel. Kelly will provide the tools, i.e. nylon brushes, water pumps, cleaning agent, setting compound, mortar and epoxy. Portable restroom will be on site.
Refreshments and bottled water will also be provided.

Registration is required. 
Please contact Kelly Grimaldi to register, 518-350-7679 or via email at [email protected]

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