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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."

Thursday, May 30, 2013

Sharing a Recent Story about the Odd Fellows Cemetery in Amelia, Clermont County, Ohio

Sharing a story published online May 9, 2013 at "Cincinnati.com," written by Keith BieryGolick, about the village of Amelia's plans to not only restore the Odd Fellows Cemetery but also to construct a veterans' wall to honor their fallen war heroes.  

Additionally, over 100 employees of Home Depot volunteered their time recently helping to restore many of the broken tombstones.  

The Odd Fellows Cemetery, AKA Amelia IOOF Cemetery, has 712 interments listed for it on "Find A Grave."


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