The City of Marietta posted an announcement on the city’s website about a tombstone-cleaning workshop the Marietta Museum of History will offer at the Marietta City Cemetery Saturday, October 23rd and October 30th from 10am to noon, weather permitting. Rain dates if needed are the Sunday following. (October 24th and October 31st from 10am to noon)
Cleaning tombstones can result in damage if not done correctly, and “these hands-on workshops will help teach others the proper tools, products, and techniques to use to clean a tombstone, while doing no harm to the stone or the landscape.”
The announcement gives the following additional details:
Tickets are $25 per person and each workshop is limited to 10 people. Along with the hands-on workshop, attendees will also get a tour and history of the cemetery. Tickets can be purchased through the Museum’s online store, which can be found on our website www.MariettaHistory.org.
About the City of Marietta
The City of Marietta is the county seat of Cobb County. The latest estimate from the U.S. Census Bureau puts the population of the city at 60,867 which makes it the largest city in Cobb County by population.
However, the city is in a neck-and-neck race with fast-growing Smyrna, whose population was 56,666 at the last estimate.
Here are a few fast facts from the Census Bureau
Marietta city, Georgia
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