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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."

Saturday, March 21, 2009

Ridgelawn Cemetery - Elyria, Ohio - vandalism damage to at least 30 gravestones

A news story published in the March 20, 2009 edition of the Lorain "MorningJournal" reports that more than 30 gravestones were toppled over and damaged this past Tuesday evening at the Ridgelawn Cemetery, 385 Columbus Street in Elyria, Ohio, per the Elyria police department.

Please click on the title above for link to the story.