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."

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Spotlighting Riverside Cemetery in Cleveland, Ohio

A feature story about the Riverside Cemetery appeared online on May 12, 2016 on Cleveland.com.  The story is also shared in both print and photographs in the Sun Newspapers today.  It is written by "Plain Dealer" writer, Grant Segall.  There are several photographs to enjoy viewing online that help tell the story of Riverside Cemetery's history and whet your appetite of what awaits the visitor to its hallowed grounds.  

Northeast Ohio has several "cemetery jewels" that offer a rich variety of monuments and markers set in lush and serene landscapes; and Riverside Cemetery fits those categories.   

Burial information about Riverside Cemetery can be found on Find A Grave which has a special link to read about 15 famous interments there.