On this site, I posted a picture (almost) every day, from December 3, 2010 to December 3, 2011. Only 16 days during that period are without pictures. All but two pictures were taken on the day of the post. Sometimes the daily picture represented the day in a larger way; sometimes it was just a picture. Since I posted so often, some pictures are more interesting than others.

After one year of posting a daily picture, I posted pictures less frequently - whenever I had something worth sharing.

After two years of more casual posting, I decided to once again post a daily (or almost daily) picture in 2014.

I'm not a photographer, and most of these pictures were taken with an inexpensive digital camera. A few were taken with a cellphone camera. Click on any picture for a larger view.

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Crowley Cemetery

The Crowley family owned land near what is now Avondale Estates, Georgia, from 1829. In 1960, they sold the land to developers, who built Columbia Mall, a shopping center which fell into decline 20 years later, and is now Avondale Mall.

One of the conditions of the sale was that the family cemetery, which saw interments from 1828 to 1931, remain undisturbed. The developer enclosed the cemetery and excavated the surrounding land, so that the graves are above the surrounding parking lot.

40 or 50 slaves were also buried in the area surrounding the Crowley plots. No attempt was made to preserve those graves.

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