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Photojournalism: Cemetery on Historic Augusta’s Endangered Properties List

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The Morris Cemetery, also known as the Monte Sano Cemetery, is located in a residential section of Augusta at 1901 Wrightsboro Rd.

On Nov. 3, Historic Augusta named it to its Endangered Properties List. The abandoned cemetery is overgrown and in need of repair. City records do not pinpoint an o...

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  1. THIS CEMETERY COULD VERY WELL BE HISTORICALLY SIGNIFICANT. I BELIEVE IT HAS SOME CONNECTION WITH “COLLEGE HILL” THAT WAS THE HILL HOME OF GEORGE WALTON WHO DIED IN THAT HOME. THE CEMETERY IS A VERY SHORT DISTANCE FROM COLLEGE HILL, A MERE TWO BLOCKS AND AN EASY WALK. IT NEEDS TO RECEIVE A HISTORICAL GRANT TO CLEAN UP AND DOCUMENT THE STONES AS MUCH AS POSSIBLE.

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