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Volunteers find hidden graves in Magnolia Cemetery - The Galveston County Daily News : Local News

April 24, 2014

Uncovering history Volunteers find hidden graves in Magnolia Cemetery

Posted: Monday, March 18, 2013 12:00 am | Updated: 8:03 am, Fri Mar 22, 2013.

DICKINSON — A community cleanup at Magnolia Cemetery on Saturday revealed unmarked graves that had once been covered in brush.

There are about 150 marked headstones in the cemetery that bear names of Dickinson residents, mostly African-American, and many date to the 1800s.

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