Cemetery exhibit to educate attendees on tombstone art

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The Coles County Arts Council, Academy of Lifelong Learning, Coles County Historical Society and Coles County Genealogical Society are collaborating for the event “Arts in the Cemetery.”

Kevin and Paul Baumann will lead the event starting with a PowerPoint presentation on Tombstone Art, followed by tours of Roselawn-Mound Cemetery and Old City Cemetery.

The event will be Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Charleston Public Library.

Registration for the event is required by Monday and reservations can be made by calling 581-5114.

Tickets are $10 per person.

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