Author Archives: Richard Clark

About Richard Clark

Retired USAF, Teacher, Computer Geek, Boat Nut, Fisherman, Cemetery Restoration. Cemetery restoration Training by: May 2016 Ta Mara Conde of Historic Gravestone Services. ~ June 2017 Jason Church of NCPTT, Moss Rudley NPS, Jon Appell of Atlas Preservation, and Rusty Brenner ofTexas Cemetery Restoration LLC. ~ August 2018 Moss Rudley NPS, Jon Appell of Atlas Preservation INC.

Septuagenarians Are Efficient.

The CAC & CRP have been busy in the First Parish Burial Ground. Continue reading

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Gloucester GAR Members

A few years ago I visited the GAR Museum in Lynn.  I was told that Gloucester’s Post 45 had records, artifacts and photos which disappeared when the Post was closed.  I copied the images of some of the Gloucester natives … Continue reading

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Great Day in the Grave Yards

What a great day in the grave yards!  There were two crews working today, one in First Parish and another in Clark’s.  In Clark’s the volunteers were guided by the professionals from Mount Pleasant Memorials.  There is no doubt that … Continue reading

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First Parish Burial Ground Work Party 9-9-18

The temperature was cool.  We started out with seven volunteers and finished the day a 2:00 PM with five workers.  We were able to right five headstones and the Trask monument was finished.  The CRP’s next workshop will be Sept, … Continue reading

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