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South Carolina Family Gets Back Family Cemetery in Developer Deal
- History/Culture
According to The Washington Post and Associated Press, a South Carolina land developer will set aside land for a cemetery in a settlement with a family whose slave ancestors settled the land in the 18th Century.

According to family tradition, more than 100 ancestors were buried at the site in wood boxes without tombstones. Remains discovered during construction of an impending redevelopment will be transferred to the new cemetery. Twentieth Century land transfers had failed to provide for family access, and descendants had recently been excluded from visiting the site.

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