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."

Thursday, December 6, 2012

Sharing a Posting from "Heritage Forensics" about Cemetery Security

Click on title to link to the "Heritage Forensics" website and blog by Mr. Kevin Ralston.  

This particular posting, on his blog dated November 25, 2012, deals with cemetery security in a historical context and includes several fascinating photographs that support the details of the subject.  

I also know that Kevin is quite interested in cemetery preservation, and especially right here in Ohio.

A short excerpt is below from his website about his work:

"Photograph Services:

Cemetery Photographs: Anyone can take a picture, but a professional captures a moment. Our cemetery photograph services are available in 44 counties in Ohio, 4 counties in West Virginia, and 11 counties in Pennsylvania. Whether your interest is in a single headstone, a whole family project, or a cemetery in general, let our experienced and equipped staff take care of your photographic needs.

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I'm sure you'll enjoy reading this post and learn some little known facts about cemetery security thanks to Kevin's in-depth research.