Syracuse, New York – Vandals Damage Historic Tombstones in Camillus Cemetery

Posted by admin on Jul 30, 2012

Vandals toppled eight tombstones, including one marking the grave of one of the area’s earliest settlers, in Belle Isle Cemetery in Camillus.

A cemetery worker noticed the damage Thursday night, said Gary Cook, president of the association that oversees the cemetery at Armstrong and Van Buren roads. The vandalism occurred either Tuesday or Wednesday night, he said. The vandalism happened in the oldest part of the 9-acre, 201-year-old cemetery.

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