Exploring Almost Forgotten Gravesites in the Great State of Ohio

Dedicated to cemetery preservation in the great state of Ohio

"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."

Saturday, March 22, 2014

One Man’s Mission To Save A Historic Union County Cemetery

Sharing this story from 10TV news in Columbus, Ohio; written by Jessa Goddard, and published online March 21, 2014.   
Thanking Brent Nimmo for bringing my attention to this important report. 


The Hathaway Cemetery in Union County, Ohio is not listed on the website:  "Find A Grave," however, two interments are listed for it on the website "Ohiogravestones.org."