Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Bob Dyer: Hope waning for historic cemetery - Local - Ohio


This newspaper story is about Mount Hope Cemetery in South Akron, Summit County, Ohio.  

One setback after another has befallen Mount Hope thwarting its chances and hope for a turnaround toward a brighter future.  It desperately needs routine maintenance to 'play catch up' with its neglected and largely overgrown grounds to return it to the well kept cemetery it once was. 
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There are 1,989 interments listed for Mount Hope Cemetery on "Find A Grave" with six outstanding gravestone photograph requests. It is 51% photographed at the present time.  

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