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Galt firefighter Eric Schneider works to clean up historic cemetery

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Eric Schnieder, volunteer firefighter for Liberty Rural County Fire Protection District, cleans off a fallen headstone at Elliott Cemetery near the intersection of East Liberty Road and Elliot Road in Galt on Saturday, March 30, 2013. Schnieder, who has been a volunteer firefighter since age 16, is taking over the care of the cemetery from Bill Ward, who has cared for the cemetery for 25 years.

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On a long flat stretch of Liberty Road, drivers speed past a piece of local history every day.

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Ian Jonsson/News-Sentinel

Eric Schnieder, volunteer firefighter for Liberty Rural County Fire Protection District, cleans off a fallen headstone at Elliott Cemetery near the intersection of East Liberty Road and Elliot Road in Galt on Saturday, March 30, 2013. Schnieder, who has been a volunteer firefighter since age 16, is taking over the care of the cemetery from Bill Ward, who has cared for the cemetery for 25 years.

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