Winston-Salem, North Carolina – Cemetery Volunteers Find Piece of Lost Building

Posted by admin on Jul 23, 2012

Think of it as an episode of “History Detectives” playing out right here in Winston-Salem. Each Saturday morning for nearly three years, a small group of volunteers has met at the Happy Hill Cemetery to reclaim long-forgotten graves from decades of neglect.

A few Saturdays ago, architect David Gall and two other men were clearing a tangle of briars at a far edge of the cemetery when they uncovered their find: an ornately carved piece of terra cotta, about the size of a banker’s box.

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