Cottage Cemetery Preservation

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Anne Sherman walks between grave markers as she fills in dirt and replants wild grass around the headstones for Edward Armstrong Eve (right) and Sarah Jane Eve (left) at the Cottage Cemetery on Friday afternoon, Nov. 23, 2012. Sherman, whose maiden name is Carmichael, has family members buried in the cemetery and has worked to restore it since 2007. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Anne Sherman, whose maiden name is Carmichael, has family members buried in the Cottage Cemetery and has worked to restore it since 2007. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Anne Sherman touches the grave marker for Edward Joseph Eve as she talks about the restoration process at Cottage Cemetery on Friday afternoon, Nov. 23, 2012. Sherman, whose maiden name is Carmichael, has family members buried in the cemetery and has worked to restore it since 2007. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Anne Sherman is photographed at the Cottage Cemetery's main gate, which was restored with a grant from the Thomson-based Watson-Brown Foundation Junior Board, on Friday afternoon, Nov. 23, 2012. Sherman, whose maiden name is Carmichael, has family members buried in the cemetery and has worked to restore it since 2007. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Vandals knocked over many of these headstones and monuments that have since been restored at the Cottage Cemetery. Some of the monuments, such as this one for Robert Campbell's grave, are still being pieced together. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Vandals knocked over many of these headstones and monuments that have since been restored at the Cottage Cemetery. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Anne Sherman touches the grave marker for Gilbert Longstreet as she talks about the restoration process at Cottage Cemetery on Friday afternoon, Nov. 23, 2012. Sherman, whose maiden name is Carmichael, has family members buried in the cemetery and has worked to restore it since 2007. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Anne Sherman walks between grave markers as she fills in dirt and replants wild grass around the headstones for Edward Armstrong Eve (right) and Sarah Jane Eve (left) at the Cottage Cemetery on Friday afternoon, Nov. 23, 2012. Sherman, whose maiden name is Carmichael, has family members buried in the cemetery and has worked to restore it since 2007. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Anne Sherman said she likes to encourage the growth of wild grass in the cemetery and replants it when she can. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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The grave marker for Edward Joseph Eve, who died in 1896, has been restored at the Cottage Cemetery. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Anne Sherman, whose maiden name is Carmichael, has family members buried in the cemetery and has worked to restore it since 2007. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Aphra Ann Eve, the wife of Oswell Eve, is one of the original six of the 120 buried at the Cottage Cemetery. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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The monument at the grave of John Carmichael, who died in 1847 and was the great, great grandfather of Anne Sherman, stands at the back of the Cottage Cemetery. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF

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