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Posted inRural Life

At 33,000 and Counting, Tennessee Is Documenting Historic Cemeteries in Statewide Database 

In 2019, a contractor working for the developer of two Tennessee businesses bulldozed a historic cemetery, scraping old tombstones off graves and dumping them in a large pile of dirt and stones. A cemetery preservationist, arriving at the site to help maintain the Rutherford County cemetery, discovered the demolition and alerted authorities. The work, preparing […]