Residents spooked by the discovery of several caskets, a skull and marble slabs underneath the playground of a North Philadelphia school. What they found was an old Odd Fellows Cemetery.
Members of the Odd Fellows fraternal organization were entitled to be buried in the society's cemeteries, which was a reason many people belonged to the group, he said.
Established in 1849, the Odd Fellows Cemetery became inactive around the early 1900's and
Civil War veterans, most likely general infantry soldiers, were laid to rest there. Read the story here.