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."

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Spotlighting: "Lorain County Sacred Landmarks Initiative" -- Focusing on Cemeteries as Sacred Landmarks

It is my pleasure to share a link to the Facebook Page of  "Lorain County Sacred Landmarks Initiative"

From their Facebook Page:"Lorain County Sacred Landmarks - Cemeteries of Lorain County."

"Looking for an interesting, historical, adventure close to home this summer? Sacred Landmarks is beginning a new series on the cemeteries of Lorain County. We will showcase through pictures and maps the various burial plots that grace our county. We will visit places ranging from the Columbia Center Cemetery founded in 1811 to the 1942 established Agudath Achim Cemetery / From the Charleston Cemetery located virtually in downtown Lorain ( note picture taken by the Charleston Village Society ) to 32 miles away Bakers Crossing Cemetery in Huntington Twp / along the way visiting the 8 cemeteries located in Amherst Township to the Rugby Cemetery in Brownhelm Township."

Cemeteries included thus far:  

South Pittsfield Cemetery (Whitney Cemetery) - Pittsfield Township.

East Pittsfield Center Cemetery - Pittsfield Township.

Penfield Cemetery - Penfield Township.

South Henrietta Cemetery - Henrietta Township.

Sanders Hill Cemetery - Henrietta Township.

Andress Cemetery (Gore Road Cemetery) Cemetery - Henrietta Township.

Henrietta Methodist Church Cemetery - Henrietta Township.

Saint Joseph Cemetery - Amherst Township.

Kendeigh Cemetery - Amherst Township.

Village of South Amherst Pioneer Cemetery.

Village of South Amherst Evergreen Cemetery.

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