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, March 31, 2012

"Grave Adventures Spring Tour" - Saturday, May 12, 2012 - 11:45a.m. to 4:30p.m.


Announcing 2012 "Grave Adventures Spring Tour" - Holmes County, Ohio

Abstracted from the website:

"Grave Adventures Spring Cemetery Tour

Saturday, May 12th beginning at 11:45 am

Join the Holmes County Library Ladies on their second tour of some of Holmes County’s most interesting cemeteries. The Spring Tour will include lunch at Deer Run Park and a visit to Oak Hill Cemetery where participants will attend the historic dedication of the Adena Burial Mound. After the ceremony, it’s off to explore cemeteries in Glenmont, Nashville and Saltillo where we will learn the art of gravestone rubbing, tombstone symbolism and the legend of the Death Angel.

Cost is $25 per person which includes lunch and the tour

Deadline for registration is Saturday, May 5th

For more information or to obtain a brochure and registration form stop by the Central Library or visit www.holmeslibrary.org/cemeteries."