April 15, 2016

Our Favorite Stories from Chalmette National Cemetery

Every spring since 2016, the National Park Service, the National Center for Preservation Technology and Training, and the National Trust for Historic Preservation, with sponsorship from D/2 Biological Solution, engaged in a volunteer project at Chalmette National Cemetery in Louisiana. Volunteers and staff alike were inspired by the many stories buried in this historic cemetery. Here are a few of our favorites, caught on film and Instagram!

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Reset a few headstones today.

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#hopecrew #findyourgerald it’s looking good

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Tom Wall was the associate manager of Community Outreach. His background includes television production, journalism, nonprofit communications, and marketing. Originally from Santa Fe, New Mexico, Tom is a graduate of the George Washington University, with a B.A. in Journalism and Mass Communication.

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