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BHS Students Help With Davidson River Cemetery


April 16, 2018

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Tim Ballard (far right) and students from the Brevard High masonry class work periodically to maintain and improve the historic Davidson River Cemetery.

During the fall semester of 2017 and spring semester of 2018 Brevard High School masonry classes continued working periodically at the Davidson River Cemetery on improvement projects.

During the fall semester, BHS masonry students spent time on areas of the cemetery that had damaged headstones which needed new concrete footings under them. The class also installed about 10 concrete post markers, which will add to the "grid system" which is used for locating gravesites.

This spring they have spent a couple class periods fixing and epoxying headstones that have been damaged. In addition t...

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