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On Thursday, September 24, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. through 3:30 p.m. G.A.R. Cemetery will be hosting Jonathan Appell during his trek across America to visit 48 cemeteries, in 48 States, in 48 days on his Gravestone Restoration Tour.

Jonathan has worked with numerous people and organizations for the past 20 years, sharing his experience and techniques on how to clean and restore gravestones and monuments. His plan is to conduct 48 workshops, in 48 states, in 48 days. With all events being 100% free to the public!

“We are embarking on a mission to preserve America’s graveyards.” Jonathan Appel states on his website.

If you are you looking for a volunteer opportunity to do something worthwhile for your community, then this may be just what you are looking for. This free educational event is designed to train volunteers to maintain and restore historical markers with Jon’s “simple and effective hands on techniques”. “We are super excited to … meet you in person to teach you how to repair and preserve gravestones and monuments!” ~ Jon Appell

There are only 15 spaces available, so act today to reserve your spot in this one of a kind educational opportunity. G.A.R. Cemetery will provide box lunches and bottled water the day of the event. Call the G.A.R. Cemetery office at (918) 541-2288 or email nbro@miamiokla.net no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, September 18th to be included as one of the 15 volunteers.