Monthly Archives: May 2014

Anna Julia Cooper Episcopal School work day

We worked out at East End today for about 3 hours. We had 12 7th grade girls and 2 teachers from Anna Julia Cooper Episcopal school out volunteering. They cleared one whole plot and parts of others. Many gravestones were … Continue reading

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Memorial Day weekend work

We worked at East End on Saturday, Sunday and Monday.  We had 5 volunteers each day Saturday and Sunday and 7 on Monday.  We cleared several gravestones, cleared several  plots, sprayed for poison ivy and whacked a bunch of weeds.  … Continue reading

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Flags for graves of veterans

This week the local Knights of Columbus council, Cardinal Gibbons Assembly of the Knights of Columbus, put flags on some 25 veterans graves at East End Cemetery.  WRIC, channel 8, did a story on the flags.  See http://www.wric.com/story/25603081/veterans-buried-in-east-end-cemetery-honored-for-first-time-in-years  

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Sprayed for poison ivy

I put down 2 gallons of poison ivy spray out at East End yesterday morning. I think I sprayed everything in or near the areas where we are working.  I also noticed flowers had been put on one of the … Continue reading

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Memorial Day weekend

Right now I am planning to work a few hours at the cemetery each day of the Memorial Day weekend, weather permitting.   The Valentine Museum has a bus tour that will go by and maybe stop at the cemetery on … Continue reading

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May 3 work day

We had 48 volunteers out at East End today. The majority of the volunteers were Fairfield Middle School students and parents. A few volunteers and parents came from Chickahomoney Middle School, Tuckahoe Middle School and Henrico High School. Many plots … Continue reading

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