Sheep Pen Cemetery photographs courtesy of Scott Andersen - September, 2011 and April, 2012

"A cemetery may be considered as abandoned when all or practically all of the bodies have been removed therefrom and no bodies have been buried therein for a great many years, and the cemetery has been so long neglected as entirely to lose its identity as such, and is no longer known, recognized and respected by the public as a cemetery. 1953 OAG 2978."

Sunday, May 5, 2013

Announcing: "Cemetery Workshop 2013 Restoration 101; June 1 workshop at Red Bank Cemetery" -- Genoa Township, Delaware County, Ohio - 9:00a.m. to 3:00p.m.

Click on title to read about an upcoming Cemetery preservation workshop to be held June 1, 2013 at the Red Bank Cemetery in Genoa Township, Delaware County, Ohio. The workshop will be conducted by Misti Spillman.  

"Spill­man said the Beginner’s Ceme­tery Restora­tion Work­shop is lim­ited to 20 par­tic­i­pants, so pre-registration is required.

Reg­is­tra­tion is $15 and poten­tial par­tic­i­pants may pay online by going to  OhioHistory/register and fol­low the work­shop link."

To pay by mail go to the web­site and fol­low the instruc­tions. The reg­is­tra­tion dead­line is May 17."

The newspaper account is from the "Sunbury News" and was written by Lenny C. Lepola, News Assistant Managing editor.
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Currently, the Red Bank Cemetery has 165 interments listed for it on "Find A Grave."

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