Our 2010 Conference logo is from the gravestone of Mr. Byron Hayes
who died March 6, 1836.
is located in Granville's Old Colony Burying Ground, established in
The 2010 AGS Conference was held at Denison University in Granville, Ohio. It was a great success! For information about the events offered, please click on the underlined links, below, for details.
Guided motorcoach tours were scheduled for both Wednesday and Saturday. Conferees had the opportunity
to visit many Central Ohio cemeteries, where they had the opportunity to see gravestones carved by
several different carvers. A stop at the Great Circle Earthworks was also included on the Wednesday bus
Description of Wednesday Tour
Description of Saturday Tours
Several different workshops were offered on Thursday and Friday, in the classroom and in various nearby
Description of Basic Conservation
Description of Advanced Conservation Workshop
Description of Stone Carving Workshop
Description of Gravestone Rubbing Workshop
Description of Paranormal Sharing Workshop
Description of Re-Defining the Historic Cemetery
Description of Gravestones as Archaeological
Description of Self-Publishing Workshop
Description of Foil Impressions Workshop
Description of Photography Workshop
Formal lectures were held Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evenings.
2010 Evening Program Schedule
There were also formal lectures presented Friday morning and afternoon.
2010 Friday Lecture Schedule
Classroom participation sessions were held Thursday and Friday.
2010 Participation and Classroom Sessions Schedule
Late Night Sessions:
The evening lectures were followed by "late night," which is a much more informal gathering where
conference participants are encouraged to share their interests, photo images, and gravestone or
cemetery-related experiences. For more information about late night sessions, please click here for a description.
Sales and Silent Auction:
Please click here for information about the annual silent auction.
Directions to nearby cemeteries of interest can be downloaded by clicking the links below:
Baltimore Self-Guided Tour
Columbus Self-Guided Tour
Lancaster Self-Guided Tour
Lithopolis Self-Guided Tour
Somerset Self-Guided Tour
West Rushville Self-Guided Tour
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