Alton Historical Society program on Graveyards is May 20

ALTON — Richard Maloon, from the New Hampshire Old Graveyard Association, will give a powerpoint presentation on graveyard restation and repair at the Alton Historical Society's meeting on Tuesday, May 20 at the Gilman Library at 7 p.m.

The New Hampshire Old Graveyard Association's mission is: "to discover, restore, maintain, map, and record inscriptions in the old burial places before they become completely lost." The Alton Historical Society Programs are free and open to the public. A brief business meeting is held prior to the presentation,and refreshments are served following the program.

The Historical Society's Museum, also on the lower level, is open before and after the program and on the third Saturday of every month from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.