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."

Sunday, March 22, 2020

"Death may be the main event, but signs of life abound at Spring Grove Cemetery"

Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum in Cincinnati is indeed an awesome cemetery to visit and linger to pay proper respects to those who call it their final resting place.
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This spotlight story shapes our view through a historical lens to the beginnings of this, America's third largest cemetery, long known for its grand mausoleums that dominate the vast tree-filled landscape.
The photographs and story are from Alexandra Charitan for "Roadtrippers"
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Peace and comfort prevail.  
A visitor soon realizes how special Spring Grove Cemetery is as a burial ground.  
It projects a peaceful yet powerful presence permeating air and land alike. 
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