Historic Sweet Olive Cemetery in Baton Rouge vandalized

Louisiana

Photo by Brandon Prince

The historic Sweet Olive Cemetery in Baton Rouge has been vandalized.

Photo from Brandon Prince

Officially dating back to 1898, according to the property’s website, Sweet Olive Cemetery was the first African American Cemetery to be incorporated into Baton Rouge.

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