Archaeologist: Graves ‘always significant’

Archaeologist Carter Hudgins was scraping around in the dirt outside Drayton Hall’s old slave cemetery last fall, checking out the ground where they planned to put up a marker, when he ran into a surprise. About 3 inches down, he found dark stains shaped like rectangles, 6 feet long and 2 feet wide. There were five of them, all aligned from east to west. They were graves of slaves or their descendants. Read More

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