Guides & Aid

Do you need help with some aspect of cemetery preservation? Check below, and if what you’re looking for is not there, then request a new guide or offer to write one using the form at the bottom of the page.

Researching cemetery history: Track your cemetery from its creation to today

Who’s buried here?: Finding names and telling their stories

Who owns this cemetery and how do I protect it?: A guide to navigating property records, laws, ordinances, and local bureaucracy

Honoring community history & leveraging cemeteries as community assets

Do no harm: Cleaning cemetery markers and monuments

Mowing, pruning, cleaning, planting: Maintaining the landscape of your cemetery