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."

Sunday, January 17, 2016

An Introduction to the Ohio Dept. of Real Estate - Div. of Real Estate & Professional Licensing's Ohio Cemetery Dispute Resolution Commission and their role with Registered Cemeteries in Ohio

Getting a start on understanding the role of the Ohio Cemetery Dispute Resolution Commission means reading more about it and its role regarding cemeteries in Ohio; more specifically REGISTERED cemeteries in Ohio (which EXCLUDES Unregistered cemeteries in Ohio)

The top photo shown below is a screen print of the various links available to browse through. The remaining documents can also be found on the Department of Real Estate's website.  

Mailing Address
Ohio Department of Commerce
Division of Real Estate and Professional Licensing
77 South High Street, 20th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215-6133
Phone (614) 466-4100
Fax (614) 644-0584
E-Mail WebReal@com.state.oh.us
Check the Ohio Department of Real Estate's website often for "News & Reports" updates that pertain to Registered Cemeteries in Ohio.  

Below is a link to a News Release about Winter cemetery decoration guidelines: