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."

Monday, June 28, 2010

Pontius Chapel Cemetery, Washington Township - Pickaway County, Ohio

Scenes from June 20, 2010 visit to the Pontius/Pontious Chapel Cemetery located on the Circleville - Stoutsville Road.
Note photograph of the mound of broken bits of gravestones.  It is located in back of the church. 







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