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."

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Update on Hillsboro Cemetery Vandalism - Reward raised to $2,500.00

Click on title to read an update in the October 19, 2011 issue of the Hillsboro "Times Gazette" (Timesgazette.com) about an increase in the reward being offered following the destruction of approximately 50 gravestones at the city cemetery in Hillsboro, Highland County, Ohio.

 The story was written by Assistant Editor, Jeff Gilliland. 

Abstracted from the story:
"Another anonymous donation has raised the reward to $2,500 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for damaging headstones in the Hillsboro Cemetery on Oct. 7."