Calling all hands to the Annual Cleaning of
Historic Albany Hebrew Cemetery (a.k.a. Waverly Jewish Cemetery)
Sunday, July 30th , 2017 – 11am to 3pm. Come when you can!
Come join us for a day of historic preservation, learn and share techniques for cleaning headstones and monuments without harming them, and enjoy meeting others who share a love for local history.
The Williamette Valley Jewish Community Burial Society invites you to the annual cleaning of headstones at the Albany Hebrew Cemetery on July 30th, 2017. Come join us for this one day. It’s a mitzvah!
We have been granted funds once again, from the Oregon Historic Cemeteries grant program in conjunction with Oregon State Parks and Rec, to continue our work from the past two years. We would appreciate your involvement to help make this happen. Your volunteer hours count!
We suggest you bring a water bottle, hat, chair or knee pad, rubber gloves, and snacks. These are optional items. We provide the cleaning equipment. Address is 3013-3099 SE Salem Ave, Albany OR 97321.
Bruce Howard is finishing up restoration of a few memorials on this day. He’s already off to a great start.