Dozens of Louisiana cemeteries sinking, washing away
By: STACEY PLAISANCE - The Associated Press
The Associated PressLEEVILLE: Water washes around and against the tombs of those buried in a Leeville, La., cemetery Dec. 29. What’s left of the old Leeville cemetery is only accessible by boat. Some headstones are barely visible above the water, and waves lap at the bricks and concrete surrou...
The Associated PressCOASTAL CEMETERY: A leafless tree stands over graves in the Cheniere Caminada cemetery Dec. 29 in Grand Isle, La. Many coastal Louisiana cemeteries are just skeletons of what they used to be. The few trees still standing have been killed by saltwater intrusion from the Gulf. Thei...