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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, January 21, 2017

Sharing an Uplifting Story of Well Deserved Recognition for Groundskeepers of Two Athens Ohio Cemeteries


Sharing from "The Post" in Athens, Ohio.  

by Julia Fair -- published on January 18, 2017.
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Cemeteries mentioned in the story:
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This well-written and heartfelt cemetery story recognizes the dedication and efforts of those who regularly tend to the needs of their community's cemeteries. 
The details spotlight their caring and concerned approach that springs from a deep understanding that their city's cemeteries are vitally important and should be maintained.   

There is a great deal of inspiration to be found in this easy-reading article from Athens, Ohio that encourages others to feel it worthwhile for them to follow in the footsteps of these groundskeepers.  

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