These cleanups will consist of removing brush overgrowth,and branches in addition to discovering and cleaning up the stones. Please bring loppers, cutters, gloves, rakes etc. if you can. Wear sturdy shoes, no sandals allowed. Underage students are not allowed to use motorized tools. Remember to bring water and lunch. No smoking or foul language will be tolerated. In the case of inclement weather, check the Facebook page for cancellations and updates.
547 Shetucket Turnpike, Preston, CT
9AM - 2 PM
There is parking for a few cars when you turn into where the cemetery is. Depending on how many people attend, we can arrange parking next to the Preston Historical Society and have people carpool to the cemetery, which is only a short drive down the road from there.
Oak Drive and Hickory Lane
North Stonington, CT
9AM - 2PM
Continuing stone repairs
7 Hutchinson Drive (Old Hollywood Hits building parking lot)
9AM - 5PM (Saturday September 18th)
In partnership with the John Endicott Family Association (JEFA), the Danvers Historical Society, and a professor from Bridgewater State University, we are heading to Danvers to conduct preservation efforts there. While we will be there Friday through Sunday, the bulk of the work will be on Saturday September 18th.
Old Abington Cemetery
687 Hampton Road, Pomfret, CT
9 AM - 2 PM
You will be entering on an old dirt road, parking for a few cars.
Old Dobsonville/Southwest Cemetery
Talcotville Road , Vernon, CT
9 AM - 2 PM
On street parking can be found on Pleasant View Drive across from the cemetery. Please use the sidewalk along Rt. 83 and crosswalk at the intersection of Rt. 83 and Dobson Rd. On street parking is also available on Miriam Drive (1/4 mile walking distance). Please use the sidewalks along Dobson Road. We encourage those who are coming to carpool.
49 Rose Hill Road (The Paddock Inc), Preston, CT
9AM - 2 PM
This is a private residence so please do not enter before this event. As for parking, we have plenty of room and will reveal the parking when you arrive. Plan on arriving for 9 AM and we will meet you at the driveway.
Waking the dead Symposium
9AM - 4PM
Presentations in the morning by Nick Bellatoni, Sarah Sportman, Ruth Shapleigh-Brown, Michael Carroll; lunch, then a trip to Bara-Hack village remains and the cemetery within; demonstrations there by Ruth Shapleigh-Brown and Michael Carroll
Ticket Link: www.pomfret-historical-society.org