CEDAR HILL CEMETERY RESTORE AND PRESERVE PROJECT
- A project to restore and preserve Cedar Hill Cemetery has been officially
kicked off .
Scottsboro Mayor Melton Potter, along with members of the city council,
began the Cedar Hill Restoration and Preservation Fund Drive by giving the
Cedar Hill Cemetery committee $40,000 toward the project. The project cost
is around $150,000.
The cemetery, established in 1875. So if you are on this list you more than
likely have family buried there.
The project is estimated to take anywhere from one year to three years to
If plot owners do not want work done, they are urged to contact Scottsboro
City Hall and sign a statement.
The removal of the trees, erosion and landscaping will be done by contract.
Anyone wishing to make a donation to the project can do so by sending a
check or money order to Cedar Hill Cemetery Restoration and Preservation
Fund, 316 South Broad Street, Scottsboro, Al. 35768. All donations are tax
Volunteers can sign up at Scottsboro City Hall. Cedar Hill Cemetery
committee member Gail Duffey volunteers are needed to help address envelopes
and compile mailing lists.
Here is a way we all can help preserve our history. This cemetery is one of
the prettiest cemeteries around and they do a good job of maintaining it.
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