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The Global Cemetery Meetups are happening October 7-9.

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.

Check out our global calendar for suggested meetups or sign up and suggest your own.

Grab a friend and a camera and let us know where you will be.*

*In order to add events to our global calendar, you will need to be a member of Find A Grave. It's free and you can sign up here. Then, you need to sign up for the Community Forums, which is also free. Once you are logged into the Forums, just register for an existing event or add your own. Simply fill out the registration form and submit it, we'll add it to the global calendar!

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.