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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 20, 2009

Ridgelawn Cemetery - Elyria Ohio - News story May 20 2009

Click on title to read about unresolved maintenance issues currently at the Ridgelawn Cemetery owned and operated by the City of Elyria in Lorain County, Ohio. Below is a link to the website for Elyria and Ridgelawn Cemetery. Memorial Day is upon us and the Lorain County Historical Society has gotten involved to resolve this problem.
City of Elyria:
http://www.cityofelyria.org/CemeteryRidgelawn.html

Lorain county Historical Society website:
http://home.windstream.net/thehickories/


Findagrave.com - Ridgelawn Cemetery:
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=Ridgelawn&CScntry=4&CSst=37&CScnty=2086

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