Burying Ground Preservation Group Finishes Restoring 22 Revolutionary War Monuments In Sag Harbor - 27 East

Burying Ground Preservation Group Finishes Restoring 22 Revolutionary War Monuments In Sag Harbor

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Burying Ground Preservation Group Partner Kurt Kahofer scrapes lichen off of a headstone during the early stages of the renovation and preservation process taking place at the Old Burying Ground adjacent to the Sag Harbor Old Whalers Church on  May 4.  MICHAEL HELLER

Burying Ground Preservation Group Partner Kurt Kahofer scrapes lichen off of a headstone during the early stages of the renovation and preservation process taking place at the Old Burying Ground adjacent to the Sag Harbor Old Whalers Church on May 4. MICHAEL HELLER

Materials Conservator Joel Snodgrass and Burying Ground Preservation Group Partner Zach Studenroth guide a broken gravestone that has been outfitted with steel rods for support into place as Partner Kurt Kahofer raises it with a hoist during the early stages of the renovation and preservation process taking place at the Old Burying Ground adjacent to the Sag Harbor Old Whalers Church on May 4.    MICHAEL HELLER

Materials Conservator Joel Snodgrass and Burying Ground Preservation Group Partner Zach Studenroth guide a broken gravestone that has been outfitted with steel rods for support into place as Partner Kurt Kahofer raises it with a hoist during the early stages of the renovation and preservation process taking place at the Old Burying Ground adjacent to the Sag Harbor Old Whalers Church on May 4. MICHAEL HELLER

Materials Conservator Joel Snodgrass and Burying Ground Preservation Group Partner Zach Studenroth guide a broken gravestone that has been outfitted with steel rods for support into place as Partner Kurt Kahofer raises it with a hoist during the early stages of the renovation and preservation process taking place at the Old Burying Ground adjacent to the Sag Harbor Old Whalers Church on  May 4.    MICHAEL HELLER

Materials Conservator Joel Snodgrass and Burying Ground Preservation Group Partner Zach Studenroth guide a broken gravestone that has been outfitted with steel rods for support into place as Partner Kurt Kahofer raises it with a hoist during the early stages of the renovation and preservation process taking place at the Old Burying Ground adjacent to the Sag Harbor Old Whalers Church on May 4. MICHAEL HELLER

Materials Conservator Joel Snodgrass and Burying Ground Preservation Group Partner Zach Studenroth inject a liquid grout compound into a brownstone headstone during the early stages of the renovation and preservation process taking place at the Old Burying Ground adjacent to the Sag Harbor Old Whalers Church on  May 11.       MICHAEL HELLER

Materials Conservator Joel Snodgrass and Burying Ground Preservation Group Partner Zach Studenroth inject a liquid grout compound into a brownstone headstone during the early stages of the renovation and preservation process taking place at the Old Burying Ground adjacent to the Sag Harbor Old Whalers Church on May 11. MICHAEL HELLER

Materials Conservator Joel Snodgrass and Burying Ground Preservation Group Partner Zach Studenroth inject a liquid grout compound into a brownstone headstone during the early stages of the renovation and preservation process taking place at the Old Burying Ground adjacent to the Sag Harbor Old Whalers Church on May 11.     MICHAEL HELLER

Materials Conservator Joel Snodgrass and Burying Ground Preservation Group Partner Zach Studenroth inject a liquid grout compound into a brownstone headstone during the early stages of the renovation and preservation process taking place at the Old Burying Ground adjacent to the Sag Harbor Old Whalers Church on May 11. MICHAEL HELLER

Burying Ground Preservation Group Partner Zach Studenroth applies a grout compound onto a brownstone headstone during the early stages of the renovation and preservation process taking place at the Old Burying Ground adjacent to the Sag Harbor Old Whalers Church on May 11.    MICHAEL HELLER

Burying Ground Preservation Group Partner Zach Studenroth applies a grout compound onto a brownstone headstone during the early stages of the renovation and preservation process taking place at the Old Burying Ground adjacent to the Sag Harbor Old Whalers Church on May 11. MICHAEL HELLER

Burying Ground Preservation Group Partner Kurt Kahofer cleans a headstone during the early stages of the renovation and preservation process taking place at the Old Burying Ground adjacent to the Sag Harbor Old Whalers Church on May 11.    MICHAEL HELLER

Burying Ground Preservation Group Partner Kurt Kahofer cleans a headstone during the early stages of the renovation and preservation process taking place at the Old Burying Ground adjacent to the Sag Harbor Old Whalers Church on May 11. MICHAEL HELLER

authorMichelle Trauring on May 25, 2021
Picture an eerie, centuries-old burying ground. The headstones are cracked and tilted, leaning at dangerous angles toward the grass. Lichen and mold inch up their sides. Names, dates and epitaphs... more

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