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."

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

"Officials can’t step in to solve Lodi cemetery’s money woes until board disbands" -- from the "Medina-Gazette" - June 3, 2015

Click on the blog post title above to read the news article about the Woodlawn Cemetery in Lodi, Medina County, Ohio regarding its current financial and ownership issues impacting the future of the cemetery.

Click HERE to link to the Woodlawn Cemetery on "Find A Grave" where 3,566 interments are listed for it.  

Woodlawn Cemetery is an active cemetery; however, currently not registered with the Ohio Department of Real Estate.  
Presently, there are five outstanding gravestone photo requests for the Woodlawn Cemetery on "Find A Grave." 


"This cemetery is not currently registered with the Division.  Therefore, we cannot take a complaint at this time.  We are working with this cemetery to help bring them into compliance with the registration requirements."

Laura A. Monick
Registration and Resolution Section Chief
Ohio Department of Commerce
Ohio Division of Real Estate & Professional Licensing 77 South High Street, 20th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215

No comments :

Post a Comment

Note: Only a member of this blog may post a comment.