WARNING!! THERE ARE LAWS IN PROTECTING ILLINOIS CEMETERIES!!

If you plan to clean and/or preserve a gravestone, first please read the following information on “Cemetery Preservation” provided by the Historic Preservation Division of the Illinois Department of Natural Resources.

Preserving a gravestone ‘wrong’ can be catastrophic and dramatically shorten the life of the gravestone. Doing it the ‘right’ way can help preserve the life of a gravestone for many more years.

View the website link to begin your research in preserving a gravestone:

https://www2.illinois.gov/dnrhistoric/Preserve/Cemetery/Pages/default.aspx

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