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Cottage Cemetery receives award for historic preservation

...More than $60,000 has been spent restoring the graves, including $15,000 in grant money, Sherman said. The Chicora Foundation, a historic preservation agency from Columbia, performed a substantial amount of work.To repair the stones...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-11-23/cottage-cemetery-receives-awa
Preserving gravesites is a lonely task

...preserving these cemeteries is not just an affection for ancestors, says Michael Trinkley, the director of the Chicora Foundation, a South Carolina group devoted to protecting and restoring gravesites. "As we destroy these cemeteries, as...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/07/31/met_460127.shtml
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Families join together to save aging cemetery

...site remains vulnerable to exploitation and damage, Ms. Sherman said. The committee hopes to contract with the Chicora Foundation, a Columbia group with expertise in cemetery preservation, for the site's long-term welfare. Reach Rob Pavey...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/02/06/met_186295.shtml
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As development booms, risk to gravesites looms

...said the problems aren't confined to large cities. Michael Trinkley, who works with the South Carolina-based Chicora Foundation, said booming business along his state's coast is bringing concerns about development to the forefront. Laws...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/07/31/met_460126.shtml
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Blacks' graves in old cemetery might be gone

...Columbia cemetery preservation group says. The Chicora Foundation said many of the graves on about 10 acres between...body, said Mr. Leader and Debbie Hacker of the Chicora Foundation. The Columbia-based preservation group specializes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/07/11/met_458355.shtml
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