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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, July 16, 2012

"Ohio Mormon Cemetery Fascinates Researchers" -- New Portage Cemetery, Barberton, Summit County, Ohio

Click on title to read the story about about how the recent closing of a nearby school has impacted the New Portage Cemetery in Barberton, Ohio which appears today in the Cleveland Plain Dealer newspaper print edition.  

This link is featured today on "Cleveland.com" with the original source published by the Akron Beacon Journal.

Currently, there are 27 interments listed for the New Portage Cemetery in Barberton on "Find A Grave."