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Picturing The Past: Preserving Transylvania's Burial Grounds And Cemeteries - Transylvania County, NC


May 27, 2019

Picturing the Past has looked at organizations that work to preserve local history and heritage during Preservation Month. One group many people do not think of in connection with preservation is the Transylvania County Cemetery Board of Trustees.

The board, appointed by the Transylvania County commissioners, is charged with identifying and protecting burial sites. Important roles of the Cemetery Board include assessing abandoned cemeteries regularly and investigating previously unidentified or long abandoned grave sites. They recently compiled a list of 125 cemeteries located on public...

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