The State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) of the West Virginia Division of Culture and History has published “West Virginia’s Cemeteries 2004,” a calendar highlighting historic burial sites across the state. The 13-month full-color calendar is free while supplies last.
Each month, the calendar highlights a West Virginia cemetery, including the Hatfield Cemetery in Sarah Ann, the Grafton National Cemetery, Woodlawn Cemetery in Fairmont, Indian Mound Cemetery near Romney and Riverview Cemetery in Parkersburg. The calendar also includes information about the National Register of Historic Places as it pertains to cemeteries, and articles about tombstone iconography and cemetery preservation.
To request a copy of the calendar, write to 2004 Calendar, State Historic Preservation Office, WVDCH, The Cultural Center, 1900 Kanawha Blvd., East, Charleston, WV 25305-0300; call (304) 558-0240, ext. 711; or contact a member of the SHPO Staff, click here.
“ West Virginia’s Cemeteries 2004” was funded in part by the National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior, and by Cornerstone Family Services Inc.
The West Virginia Division of Culture and History, an agency of the West Virginia Department of Education and the Arts, brings together the state’s past, present and future through programs and services in the areas of archives and history, the arts, historic preservation and museums. Visit the Division’s website at www.wvculture.org for more information about programs of the Division. The Division of Culture and History is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
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Director of Public Information
West Virginia Division of Culture and History
The Cultural Center
1900 Kanawha Blvd., East
Charleston, WV 25305
Phone (304) 558-0220, ext. 120
Fax (304) 558-2779