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."

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Weighing in on Drilling for Natural Gas at Ohio's Cemeteries

I wish to state that personally I am against drilling of any kind at any of Ohio's cemeteries.   

 Please read more about this issue by clicking on the link below from "Ohio.com" published on July 2, 2012: 

"Gas under cemeteries raises money, moral questions"

Lowellville Cemetery is featured in this news story.  

It is located in Lowellville in Mahoning County, Ohio.  

Currently, "Find A Grave" lists 2,556 interments at th Lowellville Cemetery.