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2010-04-04 15:24
A sand and gravel base is tamped and leveled and the bedstead is reassembled.Soil is added to hide the sand and gravel and to provide stability to the side and foot rails.After re-setting th… Read More
2010-02-12 22:50
Holes are drilled in the concrete to facilitate its removal. Since drilling the holes I'm not so sure that it's concrete. Its light color and texture suggests it may be something else. Whate… Read More
2010-02-06 19:04
Excavation of the bedstead is begun in order to raise and level the rails and base.The base has been set aside so that we can remove the concrete in the mortise.After removal the bedstead wi… Read More
2010-02-01 20:07
Charlieson ofJ. K. & Fannie HallBORNMay 13, 1863DIEDJune 18, 1864Charlie Hall, son of Dr. James King and Fannie M. Hall, is one of approximately 83 children under the age of 15 buried in… Read More
2009-12-21 16:20
Seymour P. Houston1848-May 17, 1873 This is an example of an earlier repair using metal straps to hold the stone together.Holes were drilled and the metal straps were attached to both sides… Read More
2009-12-21 15:09
The headstones were pinned, set, and allowed to dry.The void between the mid-base and the headstones was in filledThis plot is complete Read More
2009-11-24 21:20
Once the bedstead leveling and re-setting was complete, it was time to mount the headstones to the mid-base.The pin location on the headstones were marked and drilled for insertion of the pi… Read More
2009-11-08 14:44
The lower base, side rails, and foot stones were positioned and leveled. The mid-base of this bedstead was missing. It had probably become broken and was the reason the headstones were out a… Read More
2009-11-08 14:40
The bedstead of David (Oct. 31, 1797-Sept. 11, 1875) and Jane Scott (Jan. 29, 1809-July 15, 1880) was in pretty bad shape. The side rails were tilted and sunken with one broke, the mid base… Read More
2009-09-05 16:28
A few weeks ago, the Old Presbyterian Cemetery had the misfortune of having some vandals visit the cemetery.We were lucky. Only one stone was damaged.The sad part was this stone had already… Read More

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