Gravestone symposium

East Hartford - posted Mar, 27 2013

EAST HARTFORD - The annual spring Connecticut Gravestone Network Symposium 2013 will be held on April 6 at the South Senior Center, 70 Canterbury Street, East Hartford. The day is devoted to sharing and learning about our history and all that encompasses caring and protecting our historic burying places. Every genealogist visits a cemetery or two at some point in their research. Our group is involved in every aspect of appreciating these historic resources, from carving stone to finding lost cemeteries. There will be displays, exhibits and lectures all day. Admission at the door is $10. Doors open at 9 a.m. Lectures to be presented include: “Old Cemeteries 101 for First Timers & Genealogist;” “The Mysteries of the Peet Cemetery in New Milford;” “Cemetery Resources at the State Library;” “Silas Brainerd; Stone Carver of East Haddam;” and "Halloween Business Events: The Social Side of Scaring." For details and directions go to event, visit: or contact Ruth Brown at 860-643-5652 or

Let us know what you think!
Please be as specific as possible.
Include your name and email if you would like a response back.
This question is for testing whether you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.
Enter the code without spaces and pay attention to upper/lower case.