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Posted on: July 27, 2022

On Doing History: Cemetery Preservation with Christa McCay, M. H. P.

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July 27, 2022

CONTACT: Amy Reed

areed@mariettaga.gov

770.794.5710

www.MariettaHistory.org 

MARIETTA - Marietta History Center continues its On Doing History program, that introduces our guests to a variety of ways people “do” history. Those who work in the fields of history include cemetery preservationists, genealogists, archaeologists, documentarians, archivists, curators, oral historians, historic preservationists, and just plain old historians, among others! This series will provide an opportunity to learn from and ask questions of the experts in this field. Guests will leave with expert advice on how to apply this field to their own lives.

Our next speaker, Christa McCay, M. H. P. works as the Collections Manager of the Marietta History Center.  She has over the past 18 years of her career, cared for Marietta and Cobb County’s history. Learn about the research, methods, and preservation efforts that Mrs. McCay has been involved in at the Marietta City Cemetery. Starting with her popular, Touchstones to the Past: City Cemetery Walking Tours and continuing with Tombstone Cleaning Workshops.  

When: August 13th, 2022, at 2:00 pm

Where: Marietta History Center

1 Depot Street, Marietta, GA 30060

Cost (In-Person): Free for Museum Members & $10 for not yet members. You can purchase tickets online (MariettaHistory.org) or at the door. Members also receive a 20% discount in the Museum Store!

Virtual Option: MHC has a virtual option to attend, and this option is purchased ONLY through Facebook (FB) as well as viewed through FB. If you are a member, please message or call the MHC limited virtual spots for Members (770-794-5710)

Future On Doing History Dates:

October 1st, 2:00pm: Architectural Historian Marietta Monaghan, PHD, Lecturer of Architecture

College of Architecture and Construction Management, Kennesaw State University


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