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Storm Causes Damage At Historic Site - Brevard, NC


September 25, 2017

Matt McGregor

Karen Palmer inspects the damage at the historic Old King Cemetery in Brevard.

In the windy wake of Hurricane Irma, a felled oak tree shattered a piece of Brevard's history.

"I was fast asleep, and I heard an enormous crash," said Karen Palmer, who lives in a home behind St. Philip's Episcopal Church at the end of St. Philips Lane, beside a private cemetery, known as the Old King Cemetery.

The next morning, Palmer went outside to investigate and found the tree she suspe...

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