Concerning The June 2020 CCUS Cemetery Preservation ClassHere at the CCUS we hope for the best and always plan for the worst. Well…we have hoped for the best when it comes to our June 2020 class, now we have to plan for the worst. We’ve been monitoring the (COVID-19) virus outbreak on a daily basis to keep up with this ever changing situation and to keep abreast of CDC and state recommendations and mandates. What has become evidently clear is that there is a long way to go before this situation is ameliorated or comes to a satisfactorily safe and manageable thing. The safe health of attendees and instructors is our top priority and concern. And to reflect this, we will be postponing our original June 2020 date to another date yet to be determined in the fall of 2020. This is a tentative timeframe and could easily change as this crisis continues to evolve. We very much regret having to do this, but personal health safety must be maintained and reign above all else. News concerning these changes to the 2020 class will be pinned to the top of our Facebook page at… https://www.facebook.com/CCUS1/ Please monitor our page for further updates and changes. This will be the place to view real time updates. Thank You
2020 CCUS Class Registration Now Open
Cleaning Basics is our section that walks you through the “do no harm” cleaning methods as well as harmful methods, and covers both general cleaning and biological growth removal.
MULTI-PIECE MONUMENTS BASICS
Multi-piece monuments are basically stacked stone pieces of different types and sizes placed together. This section walks you through what you need to consider before attempting this type of grave marker preservation.
Infill is the process of filling in the gap that remains after a repair has been made to mend a stone. This final step eliminates open gaps and safeguards against excessive water and foreign materials collection and build up that may further damage the stone.
READING STONES Basics
Reading grave markers is one of the most common practices by genealogists and gravers who wish to collect historic information. This section will walk you through the “do no harm” methods of reading grave markers as well as the harmful methods.
Is our sort of catch all where we have all of our current overall information on all things pertaining to cemetery preservation.This sections most important function is to house its ever growing archive of information in PDF form, but to also house important information on cemeteries in general.
Is where you take an active part in cemetery preservation by joining us & sharing your knowledge and experience. Whether it be as a hobby or a profession and no matter what level or stage your skill set is at.