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, October 21, 2012

Sharing a Newspaper Story about Gravestone Rubbings

Click on title to link to a Huntington, West Virginia news story by The Herald-Dispatch that appears online today about the hobby of gravestone rubbings.  It is written by Jean McClelland.

The Association for Gravestone Studies is mentioned in the article.  The organization's website contains many more details that can best guide someone to understand the "do's and don'ts" of doing gravestone rubbings. 


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