Volunteers wanted for historic cemetery cleanup Saturday

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Volunteers wanted to help clean up the Lutheran Cemetery located near City Park.

The cemetery has been around since at least the Civil War.  In fact, a slave grave is documented there.

The cleanup will take place between 9 a.m. and noon on Saturday, May 17.  Volunteers from LSU, the Old South Baton Rouge Civic Association, church and community groups, and preservationists history buffs.

Everyone is invited to come help out.  Also, organizers would like you to bring any photographs or other memorabilia you have of the cemetery.

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