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Preserving history one headstone at a time

| Hansen Hasenberg
When most visit a cemetery, it’s to bury or visit a loved one. For those at Holley Point Cemetery Thursday, Feb. 23, they were there to help keep alive the memory of those who had been buried long ago. They were there as part of a class put on by the Florida Public Archaeology Network (FPAN) to help the public learn more about the work that goes into preserving graveyards and maintaining the memory of the decedents interred there. The class is called the cemetery resource protection training (CRPT) workshop.
Florida Public Archaeology Network’s Mike Thomin shows CRPT Workshop attendees how to properly clean a grave at Holley Point Cemetery in Holley.


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