Preserving, Restoring, Operating and Maintaining Olivewood Cemetery

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Loving Houston

Posted by on Jun 30, 2013 in News

June has been a busy month at Olivewood Cemetery! Loving Houston, a faith-based community revitalization initiative, organized volunteers who put in hundreds of man hours to complete projects throughout the city...

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Family Day and Juneteenth Celebration

Posted by on Jun 18, 2013 in News

We wish to thank everyone who came out to support our Juneteenth Celebration and Family Day. We had an awesome story teller and some great crafts projects for the kids. There was lots of information for those who wanted to brush up on their history.

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Museum Exhibit

Posted by on Jun 18, 2013 in Events

We wish to thank everyone who supported the Descendants of Olivewood and the Heritage Society as we put together and displayed the exhibit about the cemetery. We had an amazing turn out at the museum over the last few months, and we are very pleased to say that this exhibit has been considered a success by all those who were involved.

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SAM Inc. LiDAR Project

Posted by on Feb 20, 2013 in Projects

Survey and Mapping, Inc. (SAM, Inc.) completed a GIS project (Geographic Information System), thus creating a high-resolution digital model of Olivewood Cemetery. This project incorporated the use of Light Detection And Ranging (LiDAR) imagery of the cleared section of the cemetery.

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Recent Exhumation

Posted by on May 18, 2012 in Projects

Recently we've had the honor of working with Robert Marcom and Carol McDavid of CARI (Community Archaeology Research Institute) in our effort to save several sets of remains from surrounding erosion.

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