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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."

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Shannon Cemetery in Bluffton, Allen County, Ohio to be Discussed at City Council Meeting at 8:00p.m. on Monday, June 1st, 2015

This is a plea, particularly to those who live in or near Bluffton, Allen County, Ohio to please consider attending the Bluffton City Council Meeting on Monday, June 1st, 2015 at 8:00p.m. 


"Please attend and show your support. Let the mayor and council hear how the desecration of this cemetery must be made right!

The Bluffton Village Council meets the First and Third Monday of each month at 8:00 PM in the Community Room on the Third Floor of the Bluffton Town Hall, 154 N. Main Street."

Click HERE to read the agenda.

Click HERE to link to the Shannon Cemetery on "Find A Grave." 


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Below:
What the Shannon Cemetery looks like today after existing gravestones were removed:
 
Below:
What the Shannon Cemetery looked like in February of 2012:
 Below: 
What the Shannon Cemetery looked like in November of 2010:
Below:
 What the Shannon Cemetery looked like in November of 2014:










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