A recent article by IWPR.com reveals the fate of Jugha Cemetery – one of the most famous medieval Christian cemeteries in Azerbaijan (a primarily Muslim nation between Iran and Russia which gained its independence from the Soviet Union in 1991).
With a title like that, what aging rock music fan could resist? With a color photo of Jim Morrison’s grave on the cover and one of Strawberry Fields on the back, what’s not to like?
Continued from part 2. Stoneangels: What are some of the larger projects you’re involved in? Kreilick: I’ve been asked to establish a conservation plan by the Hollywood Cemetery, in Richmond, Va. They’ve got some fabulous monuments–a wonderful pyramid to the Confederate dead–the Confederate soldiers who died at Gettysburg were re-interred there, two American presidents are […]
Continued from part 1. Stoneangels: You can’t use nails as a dating tool, can you? Kreilick: That’s right for a variety of reasons. Stoneangels: My father used to sell antique furniture he built using a bucket of actual antique cut nails he found somewhere…! Kreilick: Case in point! The Manassas house was to be restored […]
Scott Kreilick is CEO and president of Kreilick Conservation, LLC, of Oreland, PA, a company that specializes in architectural restoration, conservation, and preservation of architecture, sculpture, and other objects. I’ve known Scott for years, but hadn’t seen him in a while. I was in the office at Philadelphia ‘s Historic Laurel Hill Cemetery a few […]