Tuesday, August 09, 2005

The Dead vs. The Not Quite Dead

From the (Everett, Wash.) Daily Herald of Aug. 9, 2005:

City to excavate old cemetery

By Yoshiaki Nohara
Herald Writer

SNOHOMISH - Let the dead - if there are any left - rest in a new place, and let seniors build a new home on the pioneer cemetery site.

That plan will be set in motion when the city starts excavating a parcel this month on Cypress Avenue in the city's eastern end, where Snohomish pioneers were buried until the early 1900s and where the Snohomish Senior Center now operates in a small pink house. Near the house, the senior center plans to build a 6,000-square-foot building to meet the growing demand for services.


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