Saturday, November 15, 2014

A Change of Ownership of Sugar Grove Cemetery in Wilmington, Clinton County, Ohio

Thanking Michael Lee Anderson, member of the Preserving Ohio's Cemeteries Facebook Group, for bringing awareness of the news about a change in ownership of the Sugar Grove Cemetery in Wilmington, Clinton County, Ohio that is scheduled to take place January 1, 2015. 
 
Click HERE to link to the Sugar Grove Cemetery's current website which states that there are over 15,000 interments at the cemetery.  

Another news story also ran on November 7, 2014. 
Click HERE to read the most recent article concerning the Sugar Grove Cemetery. 

"The cemetery, which has been privately owned, will become property of the City of Wilmington following years of financial struggles, as the News Journal previously reported. 
By law, when a private cemetery board dissolves, a local government entity must take over the cemetery operations."

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Sugar Grove Cemetery (AKA Wilmington Cemetery) has 6,684 interments listed for it on "Find A Grave."

There are seven people buried at Sugar Grove Cemetery that are listed in the Famous Category on Find A Grave.

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