Archaeologists Dig Up Remains at Unmarked South Bibb Cemetary

The Georgia Department of Transportation and a team of archaeologists say they may be closer to understanding the history of a 19th century burial ground in South Bibb County.

GDOT first discovered the unmarked cemetary near Airport South Drive in April 2008, while finalizing plans to expand Sardis Church Road from east of Skipper Road to US Highway 129. To complete the road project, officials with the Department of Transportation say the cemetary has to be moved.

Now, mortuary archaeologists say they’ve discovered the remains of 101 people at the site.

Skip Mason joined about 100 of his relatives Saturday at the burial ground. Read more . . .

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