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."

Saturday, January 28, 2012

More on Gravestone Conservation Online Information

Taking a moment again to review some tips about cemetery preservation offered online.

Click on title to link to the Main Page for the "Connecticut Gravestone Network." Click on "Website Info" and some links appear for categories such as:

Rubbings, cleaning, resetting stones, inscriptions and neglect which all come under the topic heading of "Conservation Topics"

"EHow" - "How to Clear Moss Off a Gravestone"

There are many more sites and links too numerous to spotlight at one time, but please be sure you are not led astray with practices that are harmful to a gravestone.

If in doubt, please check out "The Association for Gravestone Studies" as they are the most trusted resource for learning and practicing the proper methods for restoration work on any type of grave stone or marker.