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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."

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

$25,000 in damage done to gravesites at the Woodland Cemetery in Dayton (Montgomery County), Ohio including the Wright Brothers and Paul Laurence Dunbar gravesites - News story from the "Dayton Daily News" - September 21, 2010

Click on title to read a sad story about damage at gravesites at the Woodland Cemetery in Dayton, Ohio. 
According to the story about 62 gravesites were damaged. 
I have not seen a follow-up story on this incident, and if I do, I will post it.

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