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."

Wednesday, September 30, 2009

"History Works II" - "Cemetery Tutorial"

Click on title to link to the "History Works II - "Cemetery Tutorial" found on the website of http://www.historyworksohio.org/

The information provides some helpful hints and a look at some basics of researching and interpreting gravestones and cemeteries that we all need to be reminded of even if we visit them often.

Greenfield Ohio's History Day, Saturday, October 3, 2009 - Reminder

Click on title for the schedule of events for "History Day" coming up this Saturday, October 3, in Greenfield, Highland County, Ohio.

A reminder that at 11:30a.m., the stone wall (containing displaced gravestones) dedication will be held at the Old Burying Grounds near the Travellers Rest. 

"The wall has been rebuilt by John Daugherty and his crew along with volunteers from the community.  John and his crew will be honored during the dedication."