Sunday, December 30, 2007

NC Camp Gets Coverage of Efforts to Restore More than 100 Damaged Markers

Maplewood Cemetery contains dozens of toppled Confederate headstones that many would like to see either fixed or replaced.

David Newton, Correspondent

Desecration or deterioration? Which has left several dozen Confederate markers leaning and toppled in Maplewood Cemetery? The local chapter of the Sons of Confederate Veterans is taking the first steps to replace or augment the more than 100 Confederate markers with larger stones that have a better chance of staying upright.

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