Jacksonville’s Historic Cemetery News, April 2017 – by Dirk Siedlecki

Marker Cleaning Workshops will resume on Saturday, April 15 and then on June 17, and on the third Saturday of each month through Saturday, September 16. Workshops are not held in May as volunteers are […]

Community Clean-Up Day in the Cemetery is March 11 – by Dirk Siedlecki

Jacksonville’s Historic Cemetery News – March 2017

Community Clean-Up Day in the Cemetery is March 11, 2017—Please save-the-date and plan on joining the Friends of Jacksonville’s Historic Cemetery, volunteers from the Jacksonville Boosters Club, along with […]

Our Report Card for 2016 – by Dirk Siedlecki

Jacksonville’s Historic Cemetery News – February 2017

I am pleased to report that 2016 was not only another successful year for our organization, but a very busy one, as well. Our Pioneer Cemetery […]

Jacksonville’s Historic Cemetery News, Dec 2016/Jan 2017 – by Dirk Siedlecki

With Appreciation and Gratitude—The Madrone Theatre Company and the Friends of Jacksonville’s Historic Cemetery would like to sincerely thank everyone who attended our October fundraiser, Spoon River Anthology. Your support for our organization, our Pioneer […]

Jacksonville’s Historic Cemetery News, November 2016 – by Dirk Siedlecki

Thank you to all who were able to join us on Saturday, October 1 for our annual fall Community Clean-up Day of the Cemetery grounds. While the turnout was smaller than normal, the energy level […]

Jacksonville’s Historic Cemetery News, October 2016 – by Dirk Siedlecki

Well, fall is here and as things start to slow down a bit, we look back at what was a very successful summer, filled with events and activities that were well-attended and very popular. Our […]

Jacksonville’s Historic Cemetery News, September 2016 – by Dirk Siedlecki

It’s hard to believe that summer is coming to an end and that fall is just around the corner. It was a busy summer with a number of private tours, Tuesday Evening Strolls, History Saturday […]

Jacksonville’s Historic Cemetery News, August 2016 – by Dirk Siedlecki

Before telling you about this month’s events and activities, I would like to take a moment to acknowledge the passing of a very special lady and friend, Dee Moore, who died on June 26. Dee […]

Jacksonville’s Historic Cemetery News, July 2016 – by Dirk Siedlecki

A BIG Thank You—Thank you with sincere appreciation and gratitude to everyone who was able to help with our pre-Memorial Day Community Clean-up of the cemetery grounds on Saturday, May 21. It was wonderful and […]

Jacksonville’s Historic Cemetery News, June 2016 – by Dirk Siedlecki

History Saturday, June 11, 10:00-11:30am—Please join the Friends of Jacksonville’s Historic Cemetery for our second program of the year, “The Chinese: Their Role in Jacksonville’s History,” presented by Docents Lynn Ransford and Anne Peugh. This […]