Fall Meeting -- Due to low attendance, the NC Chapter of the AGS is cancelling their meeting at Raleigh City Cemetery that was scheduled for November 14. We look forward to rescheduling in the spring!
Please take a look at our chapter events listing below. Dates, times and locations are subject to change so come back often.
Save the Date! Saturday, February 13, 2016
The Arizona Chapter of the Association for Gravestone Studies will be holding its first meeting. The meeting will be held at the historic Smurthwaite House located at 1317 W. Jefferson Street, Phoenix, Arizona, from 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Discover what the Association for Gravestone Studies is about and what they can offer cemetery enthusiasts in Arizona and the surrounding Southwestern states. The program includes guest speakers and a tour of the historic Smurthwaite House and the adjacent Pioneer Military and Memorial Park cemetery. Light refreshments will be served. Receive a free Victorian funeral recipe card and start your collection today!
Spring Meeting -- Save the Date! The spring meeting will take place on May 21, 2016 at Oakwood Cemetery in Troy, NY. More details will be posted soon.
Our Fall meeting will be September 12th, from 9:00 AM to 2 PM.
It will be held at Oak Park Library, 834 Lake Street, Oak Park, IL, with a tour of Forest Cemetery, 863 Des Plaines Ave, Forest Park, Illinois to follow.
Our speakers will be: Mark Rogovin, Illinois Labor Historian, Diane Grah, Bleue Benton, Andrzej Dajnowski, and John Martine.