Feb 9, 2012

Century-old family cemetery is unlikely tenant for Towson Circle III

(Towson Times) As progress has plowed through downtown Towson over the years, family members buried in the 19th century at the Catharine Schmuck Cemetery off Virginia Avenue have had little opportunity to rest in peace.
In fact, right now might be the quietest time for the small Shealey and Schmuck family grave site, surrounded by largely empty parking lots.
That peace will soon be broken with excavation set to begin on an 862-car underground parking garage beneath a 16-screen movie theater — the centerpiece of the Towson Circle III development.
Still, developers of the project say they'll make sure that, at the very least, those buried at the site will continue to rest in the same place. Continued