Vandals Destroy Historic Brookeville, Maryland, Cemetery

Posted by admin on Oct 11, 2012

Vandals recently struck a cemetery dating back more than 200 years, leaving the Boy Scout who had recently restored it filled with rage. For his Eagle Scout project, Justin Stine, 18, wanted to restore the Riggs family cemetery, nestled in the woods off Bordly Drive near his Brookeville home.

Because it had fallen into disrepair, Stine, along with a crew of fellow scouts, friends and family, spent two full days removing dead trees and brush, installing wood chips, restoring a gate and building two benches.

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