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Per Woodland company policy, due to the corona-virus, all tours and events at Woodland are cancelled through June 6th. This includes community presentations at partnership locations. If you have purchased a ticket for this event, we will contact you about rescheduling or issuing a refund. 

Woodland is pleased to partner with gravestone restoration expert Misti Spillman as she conducts a series of workshops who are interested in headstone cleaning and restoration.

Workshops will be conducted at Woodland Cemetery and Arboretum from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday’s May 16, June 20, August 15 and September 19, 2020.

Cost is $30 per person for the Beginners class and $50 per person for the Advanced class. You will receive and includes hands on, one-on-one and group instruction on headstone preservation techniques including: fixing breaks, resetting, cleaning and how to mix proper mortars for stone repair. You will also receive a Headstone Cleaning Starter Kit that will include all of the tools needed for the day. The entire workshop will be spent in the cemetery. A break for lunch will be provided. Please feel free to bring a lunch or visit any of the restaurants on Brown Street.

Misti Spillman has a background in researching and restoring cemeteries. She worked as an AmeriCorps member at the Ohio History Connection and serves as a reference and liaison to numerous museums and historical societies throughout Ohio. Misti is the owner of Reviving Cemeteries, LLC.

To register for any or all of the classes, go to bit.ly/WoodlandHeadstones