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Auburn Pioneer Cemetery


Share The Pacific Northwest is not known for its kind winter weather and cemetery headstones are all too familiar with its vagaries. Weeks of rain, floods, high winds reaching up to 90 mph in some years, even snow. Any headstone not made out of granite can expect to be worn down rather quickly and certainly […]

Willis (before cleaning)

Wash a stone, restore some history

Share One of the biggest challenges facing cemeteries today is how to properly clean and restore old headstones to their original beauty. Recommendations can run the gamut from, “Give them a good bleaching,” to wire brushing. Others simply aren’t sure, preferring to leave the stones as they are rather than run the risk of further […]

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