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 7, 2015

"Preserving Ohio's Cemeteries" on Facebook Focuses on Several Aspects of Cemetery Preservation and Gravestone Conservation

For those who are incorporating cemetery research in Ohio with their genealogical and historical pursuits, a reminder that "Preserving Ohio's Cemeteries", a closed Facebook group, focuses on a vast range of topics from documenting burials, properly cleaning gravestones with products and methods that do no harm, announcing upcoming cemetery preservation workshops, and updates on Ohio laws affecting cemeteries, etc.