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."

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

REMINDER: Next Work Session at Greenfield's Old Burying Ground is Sunday, July 23, 2017 from 8:30a.m. to Whenever!

From the Greenfield Historical Society in Greenfield, Ohio.:
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"Our next scheduled work session at the OBG will be Sunday, July 23rd. 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."
John and Scott

"Our last work session was June 28th, 2017. Volunteers included Scott and Venus Andersen, John King, Melanie Peters, Diana Zimmerman, and Mike Anderson.

You may view all of the work session pictures by visiting the Greenfield Historical Society website and selecting any of the links to "Tombstone Repair".
"Sharing Our Story"
"Next month, the South Central Ohio Preservation Society (SCOPS) will have their quarterly meeting in Greenfield, specifically to learn more about the OBG Restoration Project and see our progress.

This is a great opportunity to not only engage others in this project, but also to share more of the rich heritage of Greenfiel"d.

How Can YOU Help?

"Join us for an upcoming work session. You can stay as long as you like. We will help you get started if you have not participated previously.
Tasks range from cleaning stones, straightening stones, recording information, etc.
We post our scheduled sessions on the GHS website calendar."