West Monroe is locating unmarked graves at Hasley Cemetery

MONROE, La. (KNOE) – A University of Southern Mississippi geography professor and five students are helping the city of West Monroe locate unmarked graves at Hasley Cemetery.

They are also documenting each marked grave to create a detailed online database of the entire cemetery. The IT director for West Monroe, Don Dean said the cemetery functioned for local churches until it was gifted to the City of West Monroe in the early 1900′s.

“Part of the history we … Read More

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