Cemetery preservation workshop to be held in Rison March 14

The Arkansas Historic Preservation Program will present a free cemetery preservation information workshop at 7 p.m. March 14 at the Roy and Christine Sturgis Library of Cleveland County in Rison.

The workshop topics will include cemetery safety, site clean-up, documentation and monument cleaning techniques.

The event will be led by AHPP Technical Assistance Coordinator Brian Driscoll, who holds a historic preservation degree from Southeast Missouri State University. He has run the program for 11 years and received professional training in cemetery preservation.

Details: Call Driscoll at 501-324-9880, send an email to brian@arkansasheritage.org. or call the library at 870-325-7270.