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Friday, March 9, 2018

"Anderson Twp. veterans' headstones disturbed, but it's not what it seems"

Sharing this news story 
by Cameron Knight.


Abstracted from the news article.:
"Pictures surfaced on social media Thursday showing headstones belonging to veterans strewn across the grounds of Hillcrest Cemetery in Anderson.

Todd Mayer, a member of the cemetery 
board, said the photos show that someone 
recently tried to move the headstone, but that
 those stones had never been in place on

The Hillcrest Cemetery has had a troubled 
history. Unfortunately, no one knows where
 the soldiers, whose headstones were in the 
photos, are buried."