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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."

Friday, September 16, 2011

Monroe Street Cemetery - Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio

Click on title to access the website for the Monroe Street Cemetery Foundation to view a list of their upcoming events which includes this Sunday, September 18 at 2:00pm. 

I am not sure if a person can attend without registering and paying the $15.00 fee ahead of time, however,  if you are interested to learn more you can contact them at: 

Monroe Street Cemetery Foundation
3302 Hancock Ave.
Cleveland, Ohio 44113
Phone: 216 961 6945
Email: mscf3207@att.net

From their website:

September 18thTours start at 2:00 PM
"Meet the Neighbors: Monroe Goes to War Edition returns and this time it is all about the Civil War. How appropriate since this year is the sesquicentennial of the start of that purging of our national pride. Monroe Street Cemetery is the resting place of over 400 veterans of the CW but also is the resting spot of an avid abolitionist who spoke at a memorial after John Brown was hanged, the operator of a stop on the Underground Railroad, the leader of the Fugitive Slave Society of Cleveland, and, believe it or not, a Confederate soldier. Remember the Civil War during this sesquicentennial year. Join us for a guided tour of Monroe Street Cemetery.