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, February 6, 2012

Spotlighting a story about the Shannon Cemetery in Bluffton, Allen County, Ohio

Thanking Julie Berry Krupp for her tip on this recent news report about the preservation efforts at the "Shannon" Cemetery in Bluffton, Allen County, Ohio.
Click on title to read a wonderful story posted on "Blufftonicon.com" on December 11, 2011 about the preservation efforts taking place at the Shannon Cemetery in Bluffton, Ohio.

"The project involved members of the Bluffton Boy Scout troop 256 with their leaders, under the direction of Dick Boehr."

"Find A Grave" currently has
Shannon Cemetery listed with 45 burials.