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The Global Cemetery Meetup is Saturday, October 17.

Do your part for history. Help preserve your local cemetery.

Attend this special event or plan one of your own. Visit a cemetery in need to take photographs and videos of headstones, explore the grounds, and share stories and discoveries with others who want to make a difference. With your thoughtful contributions, history will never be forgotten.

Use #FGDay to post your pictures and videos to Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

How to Participate

Sign in to your Find A Grave account or sign up to become a member.

Review a list of local cemeteries for your county, and look for those that need photos or have photo requests outstanding.

Visit our meetup site, choose a cemetery to visit on October 17, and spread the news about this special event.

Check with your local cemetery to see if they welcome a meetup for Find A Grave Day. Grab a friend and a camera and let us know where you will be.

Cemetery Etiquette Guide

Learn the dos and don’ts of finding and photographing headstones.
Download the guide

More Things You Can Do

Download the free
Find A Grave Mobile App.

Search for your local cemetery on Find A Grave. If it’s not there, follow these simple instructions to add it.

Consider becoming a Photo Volunteer and learn how to fulfill photo requests.