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Sunday, May 26, 2013

Sharing from the "Mansfield News-Journal" - Mansfield, Ohio -- Cemetery Tour Today at the Mansfield Cemetery

I apologize for the late notice as I just learned about the tour today.  

Please click on title to read the newspaper story published on May 24, 2013 to learn more about the tour of the Mansfield (Richland County) Cemetery today as well as news of other nearby cemetery tours coming up soon!

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Thanking "History in Stone"  (click on "History in Stone" to link to their Facebook Page).  

Also, you will find a link (on the right column) on this blog  for "History in Stone" -- the blog -- a fantastic blog to follow!
 
"History lives at Mansfield Cemetery"

"Tour a colorful way to visit the past"

by Todd Hill of the "Mansfield News Journal"

 Excerpted from story:

"The tour, scheduled for 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the cemetery at 389 Altamont Ave., is part of a series of events this year commemorating the bicentennial of the founding of Richland County in 1813."


"Admission to the event is free, no reservations are needed and parking will be outside the cemetery. No restroom facilities will be available."

thill@nncogannett.com
419-521-7283

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