graveyard before and  after photographs

Before - 1995

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Pathway to graveyard blocked by fallen trees.

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Fallen trees, vandalized gravestones and stone wall in disrepair.

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Fallen trees, vandalized gravestones and trees growing into gravestones.

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Looking back at entrance. Trees fallen or growing into gravestones. Wall in disrepair.

Vandalized Blake memorial obelisk.

After -  2000

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Security fence and Sign

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Rebuilt walls, trees removed, and Charles A. Blake memorial in foreground.

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2000 Open house - trees removed, gravestones repaired, and stone wall repaired.

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Trees removed, wall rebuilt, and some gravestones repaired.

Using a crane, the obelisk was re-set.

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Memorial marked in Honor of Charles A. Blake. who bequeathed  funding for the benefit of the Walker-Blake Graveyard.