Skip navigation

Descendants of the Ellen Barton and Hearty Thomas families visited the Avondale Burial Place during their family reunion in Macon on Memorial Day weekend.  The Barton and Thomas families are from the project area and may be descendants of those buried at Avondale.  The following news stories report on their visit to the site.

 

Macon Telegraph Article
http://www.macon.com/2012/02/22/1914935/archaeologists-s-bibb-graves-may.html

Channel 13 WMAZ Article
http://www.13wmaz.com/news/local/article/168804/153/Historic-Burial-Site-Moved-

GPB Podcast
http://gpbnewspodcast.podbean.com/2012/02/21/gpb-news-8am-podcast-tuesday-february-21-2012/

From Channel 41 WMGT

“GDOT Explores Cemetery in Direct Path of Highway”

From Channel 13 WMAZ

“Archaeologist Dig Up Remains at Unmarked South Bibb Cemetery

Flyer used during the Family Reunion

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: