GPR demonstration - Nemasket Hill cemetery

GPR demonstration – Nemasket Hill cemetery

Board of Trustees present for a demonstration of the GPR survey (ground penetrating radar) were Robert A Jackson, Lorenzo Wood VI, Charles P Washburn IV, Ralph J LeRoy, . Also present was Nemasket Hill Cemetery’s superintendent Glenn Shurtleff. Many old cemetery mapping systems utilized old paper maps and file cards to document burial records. The oldest cemetery in Middleboro will be embarking on the latest method of mapping which will include satellite imaging, GPR surveying and laser distance measuring. Given the historic significance of Nemasket Hill Cemetery and the unique topography involved, Robert Perry’s expertise in specializing in historic burial site studies will be invaluable for preserving history for future generations. The media study of the cemetery will include videos and 360-degree virtual tours.