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, March 5, 2013

Spotlighting Ohio's Rufus Putnam

To learn more about Revolutionary War Continental Army Brigadier General Rufus Putnam, who was buried at Mound Cemetery in Marietta, Washington County, Ohio visit his "Find A Grave" memorial:


 General Putnam's original gravestone is not located at his gravesite.  

For details about it, click on title to learn where his beautiful original gravestone is today

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