Registration deadline extended


WAPAKONETA — The Auglaize County Historical Society has extended its registration deadline for “Gravestones for Novices” to Saturday, June 9, at noon. The workshop — an introduction to cemetery preservation — will be held at 9 a.m., Saturday, June 16, at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 15321 Pusheta Road, south of Wapakoneta.

The event will highlight best practices for preserving and repairing historic tombstones, and will be presented by Indiana-based tombstone expert John Walters, also known as the Graveyard Groomer.

The cost to participate is $28 for Historical Society members, and $38 for non-members, which includes continental breakfast, lunch, and all supplies and handouts. More information and registration forms are available by contacting the Historical Society, auglaizecountyhistory@bright.net or 419-738-9328.