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New guidelines proposed on gravesites found in Pr. William County

Months after graves were found on the future site of a new high school in Prince William County, two county supervisors are calling for new rules about dealing with previously undocumented gravesites.

Friday - 11/22/2013, 11:47am EST

Tags: Kathy Stewart,

Goats successfully uncover graves at Md. cemetery

They weren't ghosts, but goats that spent about three weeks eating their way through a local cemetery.

Thursday - 10/10/2013, 01:34pm EDT

Tags: Prosperity Acres Farm, port tobacco, St. Ignatius Catholic Church, goats,

Construction of new high school unearths graveyard

Prince William County's public school system is growing by about 2,000 new students each year. So the county is set to build a new high school. But what's been discovered is a graveyard predating the Civil War at the 110-acre site for the new school. It may need to be unearthed and moved.

Saturday - 08/31/2013, 08:48am EDT

Tags: Prince William County, school construction, graveyard, Kathy Stewart

D.C. archaeologists advocate for historic cemetery

Thousands of unmarked graves are buried beneath a local park, and one group wants to make sure they aren't forgotten.

Sunday - 05/19/2013, 11:01am EDT

Tags: Adams Morgan, cemetery, Walter C. Pierce Community Park, Jamie Forzato