Georgia Municipal Cemetery Association Annual Conference: September 17–18

Submitted by Sammy Smith (

cemetery_conf_2009The Georgia Municipal Cemetery Association’s Annual Conference, Tangible Links to Our Past, will be held in Rome, Georgia September 17-18 2009, at the Rome Forum Conference Center, downtown.

Topics include Cemetery Emergency Planning (statewide disaster plan for historic  cemeteries), Cemetery Advocacy (engaging your local officials), Heritage Tourism and Cemeteries. There will also be a tour of Rome’s Myrtle Hill Cemetery, and the GMCA Reception and Dinner.

Late registration is $50 for GMCA Members and $70 for Non-Members.

The conference is co-sponsored and partially funded with a Historic Cemetery Heritage Tourism Grant through the Tourism Division of the Georgia Department of Economic Development and the Historic Preservation Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources.

Registration information is available on this webpage.