Historic Markers Destroyed at Old Hillside Cemetery in Laurinburg, North Carolina

Posted by admin on Oct 31, 2012

This was more than just some Halloween prank, city officials said. Vandals have damaged and destroyed some of the oldest grave stones at Old Hillside Cemetery in Laurinburg.

Discovered last week, the damage to more than five historic cemetery markers is likely irreparable, according to Laurinburg Cemetery Supervisor Rodney Byrd. “Somebody went in there and busted up old tombstones, many of which can’t be fixed or repaired,” Byrd said.

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