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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."

Friday, February 3, 2017

Several NE Ohio Chapters of the D.A.R., War of 1812, and S.A.R. Raised More Than Enough Funds to Repair Vandalized Grave Markers at Erie Street Cemetery in Cleveland

Sharing from the "News-Herald" in Lake County, Ohio. 
By Tawana Roberts, The News-Herald

Abstracted from the article:

"The New Connecticut Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution of Painesville, along with the Moses Cleaveland, Hannah Luther Bosworth, Martha Devotion Huntington, Molly Chittendon, Shaker and Western Reserve-Lakewood DAR chapters, Peter Navarre Chapter U.S.D. 1812Western Reserve Sons of the American Revolution chapter and the Old Stone Church, collected $3,516.30 to repair damaged monuments at Erie Street Cemetery."
The Erie Street Cemetery is Cleveland's oldest cemetery in existence.