Learn how to record, recognize the age & type, photograph, and care for gravestones with Deborah Trask, Gravestone Preservation Advisor.
Bring your own lunch; coffee/tea provided.
Deborah Trask, a graduate of Acadia, spent 30 years on the curatorial staff of the Nova Scotia Museum before her retirement as Curator of Buildings & Operations, at which time the Board of Governors appointed her ‘Curator Emeritus’. Deborah is a member of the Board of Directors of the Old Burying Ground Foundation in Halifax and a member [since 1976] of the international Association for Gravestone Studies, based in New England. She has written and lectured extensively on gravestones in Nova Scotia. Currently she has a small museum consulting business and she continues to provide cemetery preservation advice to community groups across the province.
The Admiral Digby Museum recognizes the support of the province of Nova Scotia. We are pleased to work in partnership with the Department of Communities, Culture & Heritage to develop & promote our cultural resources for all Nova Scotians.