Exploring Almost Forgotten Gravesites in the Great State of Ohio

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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."

Friday, March 20, 2009

My thank you to the Gravemappers Blog!!

Thank you, JoLyn (administrator of the blog "Gravemappers") for so kindly featuring the story of the Friends (Quaker) Cemetery in North Lewisburg, Champaign County, Ohio and this cemetery's subsequent preservation and recognition by the community as being the historical site that it is. Countless local residents have been committed to saving the Friends Cemetery.

If you haven't visited the Gravemappers blog lately, please take a moment to do so and read the links to other blogs as well. There just might be some information that will help you with your quest to preserve a cemetery special to you!

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