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."

Monday, March 30, 2009

"A Sleeping Place: Cemetery Landscape, Evolution & Gravestone Symbolism"

Click on the title for more information about an upcoming presentation highlighting the topic of gravestone symbolism to be held Monday, April 20 at 7:00 pm. Morley Library Meeting Room in Painesville, Ohio.
Katie Karrick, "The Cemetery Lady", will be the presenter. She has extensive knowledge of a wide range of cemetery issues in Ohio.

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