Historic preservation provides the context for education and learning. — Eugene Cizek, "Why Historic Preservation?" 1997

Adding the study of local cemeteries to the school curriculum can provide students with new insights on many topics such as history, immigration, settlement patterns, social issues, architecture and design.

Opening quote: Eugene Cizek, "Why Historic Preservation?" Louisiana Buildings 1720 – 1940: The Historic American Buildings Survey. Poesch, Jessie and Barbara SoRelle Bacot, editors. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1997.