Graveyard Tips and Techniques
6/11/2014
Cemetery essentials and tombstone rubbing how-to
Your cemetery equipment

Like your research trip to the library or courthouse, you need to be prepared for an expedition to the cemetery. I have a separate tote bag with my “cemetery tools” just for such excursions; in case I need to make an emergency trip to the graveyard, I'm ready to go. Here are the items you'll want to take along:

- notebook and pens or pencils (always copy down the inscription, even though you may take a photograph or make a rubbing)