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(Salisbury Post) – At its second annual barbecue fundraiser, the Fame Preservation Group surpassed the previous year’s goal of $2,500, giving the group the ability to get the historical marker they were hoping for.
The group’s goal was to finance the purchase of a historical marker to be installed at Old Lutheran Cemetery in Salisbury to recognize the unmarked mass grave site of Confederate veterans in the lower portion of the hallowed grounds, according to President Greg Lambeth.
More than 100 people attended the Saturday event at Stars & Bars Tavern on Klumac Road where live music from Ashes to Stone entertained guests partaking of plates of barbecue and all the fixings.
“I’m almost lost for words because of how honored, blessed and thankful I and our administrative members feel for the great success” of the day, said Lambeth after the event, which had just under 10 vendors and offered a live auction at the day’s end.
The group received its 501(c)(3) designation last April and has worked to grow…