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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

Channel 13 WMAZ Article

GPB Podcast

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


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