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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."

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Good News! Lack of Thefts at Dayton area Cemeteries Due to Strict Enforcement of Laws

Click on title to read a story in the online edition of the "Dayton Daily News" newspaper of August 28, 2011 written by Mr. Dave Larsen.

The article is entitled:

"Bronze theft at local cemeteries less prevalent than rest of Ohio"

"Officials credit the strict enforcement of laws for the sale of scrap metal."

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