Gravestone Cleaning 101 – BillionGraves

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I am not an attorney and any comments I post are not intended, nor should they be construed, as legal advice. If you need legal advice, please consult a legal expert who is familiar with the area of legal expertise you need.

I saw this a while back on BillionGraves – Gravestone Cleaning 101:

As I mentioned in this blog post – The Very First Thing You Should Do Before Cleaning Headstones or Doing Anything with a Cemetery Plot – Tombstone Tuesdays April 21, 2019, find out from the cemetery what they allow and don’t allow when it comes to cleaning headstones and doing anything with a grave. Many cemeteries have rules against doing anything with a headstone or grave; these rules and regulations may or may not be posted in the cemetery. Plus, you may find yourself facing civil and/or criminal charges if you don’t check with the cemetery first. It doesn’t matter that it’s a headstone or grave of a family member.


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