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."

Friday, April 8, 2016

Upcoming Allen County Genealogical Society Meeting of Pre-Recorded Cemetery Preservation Workshop -- April 17th, at 2:00p.m. - at the Folsum Auditorium in the Allen County Museum, 650 W. Market St., Lima, Ohio

Sharing from the Allen County Chapter of OGS, upcoming for April 17th, 2p.m. chapter meeting open to the public -- pre-recorded presentation of Misti Spillman and her 2015 OGS cemetery preservation workshop.

"You know us genealogists and family historians, we love cemeteries! and our next ACGS meeting will fill the bill!

On April 17th at 2pm the Allen County Genealogical Society presents:
OGS Cemetery Restoration & Preservation Workshop

The Cuyahoga Valley Genealogical Society in collaboration with OGS and Misti Spillman has released a DVD presentation on Cemetery Restoration and Preservation. Misti Spillman, cemetery preservationist, demonstrates how to clean, repair, and reset headstones in this presentation. Sources for appropriate cleaning solutions and tools as well as a manual written by Misti are also presented.


You won't want to miss this info packed event! Join us and learn the real facts on cemetery preservation and restoration. You won't want to miss this meeting! See you April 17!"


Chapter meetings are held at 2:00 PM at the Folsum Auditorium in the Allen County Museum, 650 W. Market St., Lima, Ohio 45801. The public is always welcome and invited to attend."

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