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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 15, 2017

Upcoming Work Session Scheduled at the Old Burying Ground in Greenfield, Highland County, Ohio - Wednesday, June 28, 2017 beginning at 8:30a.m.

It is always a pleasure to share news of an upcoming work session conducted by the many dedicated volunteers who began work in 2014 restoring one of Ohio's earliest cemeteries - the Old Burying Ground in Greenfield!  
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Sharing from the Greenfield Historical Society
Greenfield, Highland County, Ohio.: 
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Email: info@greenfieldhistoricalsociety.org
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"Our next scheduled work session at the "OBG" -- Old Burying Ground -- will be Wednesday, June 28th. 
We’ll get started around 8:30am. 
Join us if you can and stay as long as you wish.
***If you can make it, reply to this email.***
We appreciate your help in this project and look forward to seeing you soon."
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"Over the last few years a group of dedicated volunteers have been restoring the monuments in the Old Burying Ground adjacent to Travellers Rest. 

Much progress has been made, and there's plenty of work left to do. 

Take a look at this brief project summary. If you'd like to join the effort, check the website calendar for the next scheduled work session."

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