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."

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Spotlighting the Lake Shore Cemetery - Avon Lake, Ohio - February 23, 2020

The Lake Shore Cemetery in Avon Lake, Lorain County, Ohio is a historic gem of a cemetery with a past that is so well told in a new book by Sherry Newman Spenzer "Lake Shore Cemetery of Avon Lake" for Heritage Avon Lake published by Arcadia Publishing.
 This handy self-guided tour book serves to better acquaint a visitor with all of the unique features the cemetery has to offer.  It provides the reader with a greater understanding of its role as an important place in the community.  It goes beyond giving us a glimpse into the lives of those who rest in peace on its lake side landscape -- it makes their stories vibrantly come alive from their time to ours!