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Non-invasive geophysical methods, including magnetic gradiometery, electromagnetic conductivity and ground-penetrating radar (GPR), are being used along the trail to help locate unmarked Cherokee graves. Preliminary results indicate that these subsurface imaging methods, especially GPR, can successfully locate marked and unmarked graves at the Camp Ground Church Cemetery site where it is believed that many Cherokee camped and died.
Memorial placed by Cherokee descendant at Camp Ground
Camp Ground Church Cemetary study area
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