Slave Cemetery Poses Questions for Florida Country Club

A search indicates that there are at least 40 graves near the 7th hole tee.

  • Published 26 December 2019

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The rumors swirled for decades: A dark history long lay buried under the grassy knolls and manicured lawns of a country club in Florida's capital city. Over the years, neat rows of rectangular depressions along the 7th fairway deepened in the grass, outlining what would be confirmed this month as sunken graves of the slaves who lived and died on a plantation that once sprawled with cotton near the Florida Capitol.… Read at AP News