The Crawford County Chapter of OGS hosted Ronny Echelberger at the October meeting. Ronny is a dedicated preserver of Cemeteries and Gravstones, focusing in Richland County Ohio. Meeting attendees learned about terms like Taphophiles and Coimetromania and techniques for correctly preserving gravesites.

Taphophile: Someone who is interested in funerals, gravestone art, epitaphs and cemeteries.
Coimetromania: An abnormal attraction to and desire to visit cemeteries.

Ronny Echelberger provides preservation services like

  • Preservation planning
  • condition & risk assessments
  • NCPTT compliant materials & techniques: cleaning, resetting, releveling, repair, stone replacement, masonry repointing & reconstruction, stone strengthening
  • ground leveling, tree & vegetation removal, reseeding
  • exploratory & archaeological searches
  • historical & genealogical research

Interested in learning more about Ronny Echelberger’s Services? Contact him today!

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