Sheep Pen Cemetery photographs courtesy of Scott Andersen - September, 2011 and April, 2012
"The Association for Gravestone Studies"
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"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."


A Straightened and Repaired Gravestone Restores Respect for the Deceased Person it Identifies

Thursday, September 19, 2013

Sharing Before and After Monument Restoration Photographs from Jay Russell and Mark Morton ("R.I.P." & Gravestone Guardians of Ohio)

Thanking Jay Russell of "Respectful Interment Preservations" for sharing this "Before" and "After" photograph of a large monument that had been restored by Jay with tripod assistance provided by Mark Morton of "Gravestone Guardians of Ohio"

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Note also the photograph below of the urn type finial that had broken off the monument.  It was also cleaned and reattached.


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