Archaeologists help map plantation that became Orange Mound

By , Daily Memphian Updated: December 13, 2019 4:05 AM CT | Published: December 13, 2019 4:05 AM CT

The tiny Deaderick family cemetery in Orange Mound was once much bigger. And this week, an archaeological effort by the city and several Orange Mound groups found evidence of more graves beyond the wrought iron fence of the cemetery along Park Avenue. 


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Bill Dries

Bill Dries

Bill Dries covers city government and politics. He is a native Memphian and has been a reporter for more than 40 years.

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