cemeteries

Burial Hill

On the National Register of Historic Places, Burial Hill in Plymouth, MA, is one of the oldest European cemeteries in America. Many of the original Mayflower Pilgrims are buried here including the first governor, William Bradford and Church Elder, William Brewster.

The project will span four years to be completed prior to the 400th Anniversary in 2020. The work includes conservation and cleaning of more than 2,269 historic stones. D/2 Biological Solution is the specified cleaner.

D/2 Biological Solution becomes part of a Presidential Executive Order

The National Cemetery Administration now uses D/2.  Quote: "The NCA  entered into an agreement with the National Center for Preservation Technology and  Training, NPS, to evaluate marble cleaners in an effort to minimize damage to historic headstones. The 3-phase study began in 2004 and was completed in 2011. The best  - practice recommendations resulted in NCA's determination to use the preferred cleaner, D/2 Biological Solution…" (Page 3)

From Presidential Executive Order 13287, Preserve America  FY 2011 Triennial Report Department of Veteran Affairs.  

D/2 awarded Veterans Administration contract to supply cleaner for over 3.5 million headstones

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is tasked with the regular maintenance of more than 3.5 million white marble headstones nationwide. Based on recommendations resulting from a six-year study conducted by the National Park Service, D/2 has been selected as the preferred cleaner for maintaining these memorials to our country's fallen heroes.