Exploring Almost Forgotten Gravesites in the Great State of Ohio

Dedicated to cemetery preservation in the great state of Ohio


"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."

Sunday, January 15, 2012

Announcing a Meeting scheduled for 7:00p.m. on Monday, May 14, 2012 at the Library in North Ridgeville, Lorain County, Ohio

Announcing an upcoming meeting featuring a presentation about Tombstone symbolism and photography:  

 
"Terry Hart will discuss the meaning of symbols and icons found on American tombstones. 

An understanding of the symbolism may help researchers learn more about their ancestors and better appreciate the actual artwork of tombstones.

Social time: 6:30 pm, program & meeting 7:00 pm

Contact Jean at jecopeland1975@gmail.com or Pete at hritsko@centurytel.net for more information."

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