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Historians figure out who was buried in ancient cemetery

May 19, 2006

Albany -- Historians have figured out who is buried in a 150-year-old cemetery that was plowed under.

Dougherty County Sheriff's Investigators have photos of employees at Ecila Plantation in western Dougherty County cutting down brush and digging up gravestones, markers, and concrete slabs from the 1850s and 60s.

In our 6:00 news, we will examine the site where some changes have been made since this investigation to protect the old cemetery.


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