Submit to the Registry Below:
The Cemetery Registry was funded and supported by the National Trust for Historic Preservation African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund.
Cemetery Preservation Resources:
The Texas Historical Commission’s Cemetery Preservation Program provides numerous resources on cemetery preservation, including fundraising ideas and strategies, cleaning historic gravestones, and the best ways to provide fencing and lighting for a historic cemetery. The Commission staff is available for questions and collaboration on nonlegal topics related to cemetery preservation.
Jennifer McWilliams, Cemetery Preservation Program Coordinator
This sixteen-page document by the Texas Historical Commission outlines best practices for maintaining cemeteries, including legal information as well as matters such as surveying the land and securing the cemetery.
Features information on how to preserve cemeteries such as tips on cleaning gravestones, lawn maintenance, and addressing safety concerns.
Provides useful tips on the preservation of cemeteries including cleaning guidelines and gravestone repair.