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    Davie Hinshaw - dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
    Charlotte's historic Elmwood Cemetery, 700 West 6th Street, originally opened in 1853 as a 100-acre plot that included Pinewood Cemetery, a segregated African American cemetery, and PotterÕs Field, a pauperÕs cemetery. It is one of CharlotteÕs oldest public cemeteries. DAVIE HINSHAW, dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
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    Davie Hinshaw - dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
    Charlotte's historic Elmwood Cemetery, 700 West 6th Street, originally opened in 1853 as a 100-acre plot that included Pinewood Cemetery, a segregated African American cemetery, and PotterÕs Field, a pauperÕs cemetery. It is one of CharlotteÕs oldest public cemeteries. A fence surrounds the Charlotte Confederate Cemetery at Elmwood, where 169 Confederate Soldiers were buried in1870 after being moved from local hospital cemeteries. DAVIE HINSHAW, dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
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    Davie Hinshaw - dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
    Charlotte's historic Elmwood Cemetery, 700 West 6th Street, originally opened in 1853 as a 100-acre plot that included Pinewood Cemetery, a segregated African American cemetery, and PotterÕs Field, a pauperÕs cemetery. It is one of CharlotteÕs oldest public cemeteries. A fence surrounds the Charlotte Confederate Cemetery at Elmwood, where 169 Confederate Soldiers were buried in1870 after being moved from local hospital cemeteries. DAVIE HINSHAW, dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
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    Davie Hinshaw - dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
    Charlotte's historic Elmwood Cemetery, 700 West 6th Street, originally opened in 1853 as a 100-acre plot that included Pinewood Cemetery, a segregated African American cemetery, and PotterÕs Field, a pauperÕs cemetery. It is one of CharlotteÕs oldest public cemeteries. Pictured here is the marker honoring Charlotte Firefighters. DAVIE HINSHAW, dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
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    Davie Hinshaw - dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
    Charlotte's historic Elmwood Cemetery, 700 West 6th Street, originally opened in 1853 as a 100-acre plot that included Pinewood Cemetery, a segregated African American cemetery, and PotterÕs Field, a pauperÕs cemetery. It is one of CharlotteÕs oldest public cemeteries. Pictured here is the Severs log cabin. DAVIE HINSHAW, dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
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    Davie Hinshaw - dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
    Charlotte's historic Elmwood Cemetery, 700 West 6th Street, originally opened in 1853 as a 100-acre plot that included Pinewood Cemetery, a segregated African American cemetery, and PotterÕs Field, a pauperÕs cemetery. It is one of CharlotteÕs oldest public cemeteries. DAVIE HINSHAW, dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
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    Davie Hinshaw - dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
    Charlotte's historic Elmwood Cemetery, 700 West 6th Street, originally opened in 1853 as a 100-acre plot that included Pinewood Cemetery, a segregated African American cemetery, and PotterÕs Field, a pauperÕs cemetery. It is one of CharlotteÕs oldest public cemeteries. These gravestones are in an area know as Babyland where the city used to bury infants of indigent families. DAVIE HINSHAW, dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
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    Davie Hinshaw - dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
    Charlotte's historic Elmwood Cemetery, 700 West 6th Street, originally opened in 1853 as a 100-acre plot that included Pinewood Cemetery, a segregated African American cemetery, and PotterÕs Field, a pauperÕs cemetery. It is one of CharlotteÕs oldest public cemeteries. The area shown in the foreground is know as Babyland where the city used to bury infants of indigent families. DAVIE HINSHAW, dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
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    Davie Hinshaw - dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
    Linda Dalton, Jim Williams and Jane Johnson at Settler's Cemetery in uptown Charlotte. Linda and Jim are amateur historians who helped to save and restore Settler's, and Jane is a research librarian who created a massive database chronicling burial grounds all over Charlotte. DAVIE HINSHAW, dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
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    Davie Hinshaw - dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
    Jim Williams and Linda Dalton at Settler's Cemetery in uptown Charlotte. Linda and Jim are amateur historians who helped to save and restore Settler's. DAVIE HINSHAW, dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
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    Davie Hinshaw - dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
    Linda Dalton and Jim Williams at Settler's Cemetery in uptown Charlotte. Linda and Jim are amateur historians who helped to save and restore Settler's. DAVIE HINSHAW, dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
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    Davie Hinshaw - dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
    Jane Johnson at Settler's Cemetery in uptown Charlotte. Jane is a research librarian who created a massive database chronicling burial grounds all over Charlotte. DAVIE HINSHAW, dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
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    Davie Hinshaw - dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
    Many uptown Charlotte residents walk their dogs in Settler's Cemetery in uptown Charlotte. The historic cemetery on West 5th Street, behind First Presbyterian Church has surviving gravestones that date from 1776 to 8884. DAVIE HINSHAW, dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
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    Davie Hinshaw - dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
    Settler's Cemetery in uptown Charlotte on West 5th Street, behind First Presbyterian Church. The historic cemetery has surviving Gravestones dating from 1776 to 8884. DAVIE HINSHAW, dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
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    Davie Hinshaw - dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
    Settler's Cemetery in uptown Charlotte on West 5th Street, behind First Presbyterian Church. The historic cemetery has surviving Gravestones dating from 1776 to 8884. DAVIE HINSHAW, dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
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    Davie Hinshaw - dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
    Settler's Cemetery in uptown Charlotte on West 5th Street, behind First Presbyterian Church. The historic cemetery has surviving Gravestones dating from 1776 to 8884. DAVIE HINSHAW, dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
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    Davie Hinshaw - dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
    Many uptown Charlotte residents walk their dogs in Settler's Cemetery in uptown Charlotte. The historic cemetery on West 5th Street, behind First Presbyterian Church has surviving gravestones that date from 1776 to 8884. DAVIE HINSHAW, dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
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    Davie Hinshaw - dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
    Many uptown Charlotte residents walk their dogs in Settler's Cemetery in uptown Charlotte. The historic cemetery on West 5th Street, behind First Presbyterian Church has surviving gravestones that date from 1776 to 8884. DAVIE HINSHAW, dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
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    Davie Hinshaw - dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
    Bryan Horner, 34, walks through Settler's Cemetery in uptown Charlotte, Wednesdsy August 14, 2013. The historic cemetery is located on West 5th Street, behind First Presbyterian Church and has surviving gravestones dating from 1776 to 8884. DAVIE HINSHAW, dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
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    Davie Hinshaw - dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
    Settler's Cemetery in uptown Charlotte on West 5th Street, behind First Presbyterian Church. The historic cemetery has surviving Gravestones dating from 1776 to 8884. DAVIE HINSHAW, dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
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    Davie Hinshaw - dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
    Ninth Street Pinewood Cemetery, which connects to the the back of Elmwood Cemetery near the Ninth Street entrance. DAVIE HINSHAW, dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
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    Davie Hinshaw - dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
    Ninth Street Pinewood Cemetery, which connects to the the back of Elmwood Cemetery near the Ninth Street entrance. DAVIE HINSHAW, dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
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    Davie Hinshaw - dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
    Ninth Street Pinewood Cemetery, which connects to the the back of Elmwood Cemetery near the Ninth Street entrance. DAVIE HINSHAW, dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
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    Davie Hinshaw - dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
    Ninth Street Pinewood Cemetery, which connects to the the back of Elmwood Cemetery near the Ninth Street entrance. DAVIE HINSHAW, dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
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    Davie Hinshaw - dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
    North Pinewood Cemetery is bordered by North Summit Avenue, Andrill Terrace and West Brookshire Freeway. DAVIE HINSHAW, dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
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    Davie Hinshaw - dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
    North Pinewood Cemetery is bordered by North Summit Avenue, Andrill Terrace and West Brookshire Freeway. DAVIE HINSHAW, dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
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    Davie Hinshaw - dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
    North Pinewood Cemetery is bordered by North Summit Avenue, Andrill Terrace and West Brookshire Freeway. DAVIE HINSHAW, dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
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    Davie Hinshaw - dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
    West Pinewood Cemetery near West 6th Street and North Summit Avenue offers a nice view of the Charlotte skyline. DAVIE HINSHAW, dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
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    Davie Hinshaw - dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
    The back side of West Pinewood Cemetery near West 6th Street and North Summit Avenue is separated by a fence from homes along North Summit Avenue. DAVIE HINSHAW, dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
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    Davie Hinshaw - dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
    West Pinewood Cemetery near West 6th Street and North Summit Avenue offers a nice view of the Charlotte skyline. DAVIE HINSHAW, dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
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    Davie Hinshaw - dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
    West Pinewood Cemetery near West 6th Street and North Summit Avenue offers a nice view of the Charlotte skyline. DAVIE HINSHAW, dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
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    Davie Hinshaw - dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
    The mausoleum at Charlotte's Oaklawn Cemetery, 1612 Oaklawn Avenue. DAVIE HINSHAW, dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
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    Davie Hinshaw - dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
    The mausoleum at Charlotte's Oaklawn Cemetery, 1612 Oaklawn Avenue. DAVIE HINSHAW, dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
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    Davie Hinshaw - dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
    The mausoleum at Charlotte's Oaklawn Cemetery, 1612 Oaklawn Avenue. DAVIE HINSHAW, dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
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    Davie Hinshaw - dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
    The potter's field in section 11 at Charlotte's Oaklawn Cemetery, 1612 Oaklawn Avenue. DAVIE HINSHAW, dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
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    Davie Hinshaw - dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
    The potter's field in section 11 at Charlotte's Oaklawn Cemetery, 1612 Oaklawn Avenue. DAVIE HINSHAW, dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
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    Davie Hinshaw - dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
    The potter's field in section 11 at Charlotte's Oaklawn Cemetery, 1612 Oaklawn Avenue. DAVIE HINSHAW, dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
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    Davie Hinshaw - dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
    The Greek area of Charlotte's Evergreen Cemetery at 4426 Central Avenue is crowded with lots of upright stones and and flowers as well as an open-sided temple. DAVIE HINSHAW, dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
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    Davie Hinshaw - dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
    The Greek area of Charlotte's Evergreen Cemetery at 4426 Central Avenue is crowded with lots of upright stones and and flowers as well as an open-sided temple. DAVIE HINSHAW, dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
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    Davie Hinshaw - dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
    The Greek area of Charlotte's Evergreen Cemetery at 4426 Central Avenue is crowded with lots of upright stones and and flowers as well as an open-sided temple. DAVIE HINSHAW, dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
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    Davie Hinshaw - dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
    The Greek area of Charlotte's Evergreen Cemetery at 4426 Central Avenue is crowded with lots of upright stones and and flowers as well as an open-sided temple. DAVIE HINSHAW, dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
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    Davie Hinshaw - dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
    The Greek area of Charlotte's Evergreen Cemetery at 4426 Central Avenue that is crowded with lots of upright stones and this open-sided temple. DAVIE HINSHAW, dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
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    Davie Hinshaw - dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
    The Greek area of Charlotte's Evergreen Cemetery at 4426 Central Avenue that includes this open-sided temple. DAVIE HINSHAW, dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
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    Davie Hinshaw - dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
    A Praying Mantis seems at home on the steps of the temple in the Greek area of Charlotte's Evergreen Cemetery at 4426 Central Avenue. The area is crowded with lots of upright stones and the open-sided temple. DAVIE HINSHAW, dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
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    Davie Hinshaw - dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
    Sandra Goldman, Director, Hebrew Cemetery of Greater Charlotte, walks through the picturesque cemetery founded in 1867 at 1801 Statesville Avenue, Charlotte, N.C DAVIE HINSHAW, dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
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    Davie Hinshaw - dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
    Sandra Goldman, Director, Hebrew Cemetery of Greater Charlotte, talks about the history and the future of the cemetery founded in 1867at 1801 Statesville Avenue, Charlotte, N.C DAVIE HINSHAW, dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
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    Davie Hinshaw - dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
    The original entrance of the Hebrew Cemetery of Greater Charlotte which was founded in 1867 at 1801 Statesville Avenue, Charlotte, N.C DAVIE HINSHAW, dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
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    Davie Hinshaw - dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
    The original section of the Hebrew Cemetery of Greater Charlotte which was founded in 1867 at 1801 Statesville Avenue, Charlotte, N.C DAVIE HINSHAW, dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
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    Davie Hinshaw - dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
    The fountain at the new main entrance of the Hebrew Cemetery of Greater Charlotte which was founded in 1867 at 1801 Statesville Avenue, Charlotte, N.C DAVIE HINSHAW, dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
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