Sometimes you have to step back and applaud a government for simply coming to its senses. According to the Anniston Star, this is the case in Oxford, Ala.:
The city may be backing off its decision to destroy a mysterious and controversial stone mound near a major retail development.
The city originally planned to destroy the hill underneath it and use it as fill dirt for a Sam’s Club….
The mound, which archaeologists and preservation officials say could contain funeral artifacts or remains, is on a hill behind the Oxford Exchange. It’s estimated American Indians constructed it at least 1,000 years ago.
The Alabama Historical Commission said it’s the largest known mound of its kind in the state.
Best response so far comes from Chris Farris, via Facebook:
“Probably not a good idea. I’ve seen the movies.”
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