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."

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Cleveland Cemeteries - City Removing Crosses, etc. at its 12 Cemeteries

Link below to the City of Cleveland web page for information about Cleveland's Cemeteries:

http://www.city.cleveland.oh.us/portal/page/portal/CityofCleveland/Home/Government/CityAgencies/ParksRecreationandProperties/Cemeteries

A local Cleveland television station has reported on May 12, 2009 that beginning on June 2, "crosses and other decorations" are being removed from the cemeteries run by the city of Cleveland.

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