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, December 26, 2011

The History of the Warrensville West Cemetery - Shaker Heights, Cuyahoga County, Ohio.

Click on title to link to the website:  "Clevelandhistorical.org" and their page dedicated to the Warrensville West Cemetery on Lee Road in Shaker Heights.  

Here you will read about its history, connection to the Shakers, and its alternative names.  

Some early photographs are also posted on the site.  A nice history is given about this Cleveland area Ohio Western Reserve cemetery that most certainly time would have forgotten if it were not for its location in an urban city like Shaker Heights.  

 Warrensville West Cemetery on "Find A Grave" currently lists 152 interments