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Community digs recent Historic Cemetery Preservation Symposium

Staff Archaeologist Philip DiBlasi and others with U of L connections participate.

A recent symposium by sponsored by Preservation Kentucky, the Kentucky Heritage Council, the Kentucky Center for African American Heritage, and many other entities proved to be a great success.  The symposium focused on educating attendees on Kentucky Cemetery Law, cemetery law enforcement, heritage tourism, and educational initiatives for historic cemeteries.  The event also resulted in the repair, resetting and cleaning of 15 historic grave stones at Eastern Cemetery.

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