Exploring Almost Forgotten Gravesites in the Great State of Ohio

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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."

Saturday, February 27, 2016

Green Lawn Abbey in Columbus Looks to Ohio Legislators for Needed State Funds

By Tom Knox, Columbus Business First Reporter


"It’s an expensive proposition to remake the once-neglected, 14,500 square-foot neoclassical architectural structure. Needed work includes roof repairs, 45 windows that cost between $8,000 and $9,000 each to fix, $25,000 for new first-floor doors, new parking and bathrooms that people with disabilities can use."