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Once-neglected cemetery brought to life by Masons

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Thirteen years ago, the brothers of the Mount Tabor Masonic Lodge in Detroit Lakes undertook a special and unique project, to restore the neglected, all-but-abandoned Elmwood Cemetery.


The project was spearheaded by Steve Score, who was at that time the Lodge's worshipful master. Since then, the Mt. Tabor Masons have been dedicated caretakers, and Score, who became the Lodge's historian, has spent countless hours tracking down the cemetery's records.

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Vicki Gerdes
Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers for the past 14 years, currently editor of the entertainment and community pages as well as obituaries. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
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