Exploring Almost Forgotten Gravesites in the Great State of Ohio

Dedicated to cemetery preservation in the great state of Ohio

"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."

Monday, February 12, 2018

Ohio Statehood Day is Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 9a.m. to 1:30p.m. at the Ohio Statehouse! The Ohio History Connection has All of the Details! Advance Registration is Required - Deadline is February 20, 2018 to Register

Sharing from Krista Horrocks of the State Preservation Office:
"We encourage historians and members of the public to join us for the day for lunch, presentations, the awarding of the annual History Fund grants, and to speak with your representatives about legislative priorities regarding Ohio and our history. 

This year, one of our priorities is to encourage legislators to provide better protection to abandoned cemeteries and unmarked human burial places. "

Krista Horrocks | Project Reviews Manager, State Historic Preservation Office
Ohio History Connection| 800 E. 17th Ave. Columbus, OH  43211-2474
p. 614.298.2022 | f. 614.298.2037 | khorrocks@ohiohistory.org
Sharing links for further information regarding Ohio Statehood Day and all of the activities scheduled for the historic event.


  ***Deadline to register is February 20, 2018***

Advance registration is required by February 20, 2018. To register, please visit here or call 877.393.4369.

Premium members of the Ohio History Connection register at NO COST!