Exploring Almost Forgotten Gravesites in the Great State of Ohio

Dedicated to cemetery preservation in the great state of Ohio


"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."

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Sharing Obituary for Bonnie Jean (Hall) Limes

Sharing the obituary for Bonnie Jean (Hall) Limes of Westerville, Ohio.  

Bonnie was married to Ernest "Ernie" Limes. 

BONNIE LIMES  -- From "The Columbus Dispatch"
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Ernest Odell Limes on Find A Grave



Sunday, January 14, 2018

Latest Update Regarding the North Royalton Cemetery and Plans for Upgrades


"City seeking state funding for cemetery upgrades

Hoping to secure dollars to restore vault, possibly add fence or archway"
"The city is seeking $580,000 in state funding for the proposed cemetery upgrades, which include restoration of the gothic-styled receiving vault, the possible installation of a brick and wrought-iron fence with signage along Royalton Road and landscape master plan development and enhancements."
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Here is the North Royalton Cemetery on Find A Grave.

Saturday, January 13, 2018

Sharing this information: "Field Experience in Bioarchaeology in Ohio"

Sharing this information.  

Please refer to the details found in the link for more information.  
Thank you.

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"A BRAND-NEW, HANDS-ON PROGRAM FOCUSED ON EXCAVATING HUMAN REMAINS FROM ARCHAEOLOGICAL CONTEXTS"

DATES

May 14th to June 8th 

"ELIGIBILITY"

"The program accepts a limited number of participants and welcomes applications from undergraduate, graduate, and post-graduate students in archaeology, anthropology or allied disciplines from any country and institution. Current enrollment in a university is not a requirement. Local high school students and other members of the local community are also welcome to apply. All applications are evaluated equally and acceptance decisions are primarily based on merit."

"ADMISSION PROCEDURE"

"The program has no formal prerequisites and participants will be fully trained for all the activities they experience. Individuals interested in applying for the field experience must fill out and submit the online Application Form.
The application deadline is March 31, 2018. However, applications are reviewed as soon as they are received and successful applicants accepted on a first come, first served basis.
Curriculum vitae and/or reference letters (e-mails) may be requested. The staff reserves the right to verify any of the information reported in the application form and request supporting documentation (e.g., advising reports; references) in its sole discretion. Staff will make final decisions regarding enrolment.

Acceptance will be communicated by e-mail."