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."

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Cemetery restorers invite volunteers to work day

"Volunteers are invited to a Champaign County Cemetery Restoration Project LLC work day at Ward Cemetery in Kiser Lake State Park 
at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 17, with a possible follow-up on Sunday. 

Volunteers are asked to bring chain saws, garden and fine rakes, and weed eaters. 

The group started clearing debris at the cemetery Feb. 11. For further information, call Linda Imke at 937-638-8518."