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Car crash damages century-old graves in historic church cemetery

Posted July 26, 2021 10:53 a.m. EDT
Updated July 28, 2021 9:00 a.m. EDT

Around 8 to 10 headstones were damaged or turned over in the cemetery of Mt. Horeb Presbyterian Church near Elizabethtown, according to the Bladen County Sheriff's Office. 

— Graves in a historic church cemetery dating back to the 1800s were damaged in a car crash on Sunday night.

Around 8 to 10 headstones were damaged or turned over in the cemetery of Mt. Horeb Presbyterian Church near Elizabethtown, according to the Bladen County Sheriff's Office.

The historic church was established in 1845 and is on the National Register of Historic Places.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Bladen County Sheriff’s Office at (910) 862-6960.

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