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."

Saturday, November 4, 2017

"Reviving History - Volunteer Student Welders and Civil War History Buffs Team Up to Restore the Grave Makers of Local Union Soldiers"

By Kristi Kates
from the "Northern Express"
November 4, 2017


Sharing this news story about the restoration of original Civil War GAR markers that are now seldomly seen at veteran gravesites.  They are the early ones -- the heavy iron ones with two stakes to support them.  

I think you'll enjoy reading about the volunteers and their own personal thoughts about handling such daunting but decidedly needed restorations!