2018 Year in Review

Thanks to volunteer support from the community, we had an amazing year! Together, we made a huge impact in our local community through headstone cleanings, Veteran recognition events, fundraisers, and keeping the memories of the dearly departed alive.   Preservation and Restoration May thru November we provided grounds-keeping services at the Former IOOF Cemetery, the […]

July 4th Independence Day

I took a few moments to stop by and pay my respects at the graves of these Revolutionary War Soldiers buried at the Daniel Davisson DAR Cemetery and The Jackson Cemetery. While Independence Day is commonly celebrated with fireworks, parades, concerts, barbecues, family gatherings, fairs, picnics, and political speeches we should do our best to […]

Perpetual Care, What is it?

Often the term Perpetual Care is heard during discussions regarding grounds keeping of cemeteries, but what does this term mean? Perpetual Care can be defined as: the never ending provision of what is necessary for the health, welfare, maintenance, and protection of someone or something Organizations that own and operate cemeteries offer this service as […]

April 2018 Update

The recent cooler temperatures in March and the first half of April kept mowing needs to a bare minimum. During that period work to clear the overgrowth along the Jasper and Lynch Street fence line began. An attempt to salvage the fence was made, but due to the poor quality of materials and construction, the […]

In Memory of…….

The Historic Clarksburg WV Cemetery Preservation Alliance offers our deepest sympathies and condolences to the friends and family of Mr. Gary Goetze. Thank you Mr. Goetze for all your hard work and dedication to historical reenactment in the role of John Snyder Carlile.   We were honored to have known him over the years through his […]

GuideStar Platinum Seal of Transparency

Great news! The Historic Clarksburg WV Cemetery Preservation Alliance just earned the 2018 Platinum Seal of Transparency from GuideStar, the world’s largest source of nonprofit information. By sharing these metrics, we’re helping the sector move beyond simplistic financial ratios to assess nonprofit progress. We chose to display quantitative metrics such as Number of New Donors […]