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."

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Grave Markers' Epitaphs Tell Life Stories if we only linger awhile to read them

Sharing a story of why gravemarkers matter!  
How epitaphs reveal important details about those whom they memorialize.  
Poems and symbols tell powerful stories to those who linger awhile to read them.
Please linger awhile at your community's cemetery and spend time reading the gravemarkers of veterans this Memorial Day weekend.  
Learn about their lives and the sacrifices they made that have kept America free.