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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."

Thursday, March 5, 2020

Sharing this story from Sheridan Hendrix of the Columbus Dispatch - Floral Hills Memory Gardens in Circleville will be up for auction on March 24, 2020. No bids for it on March 3.

 "Columbus Dispatch" reporter, Sheridan Hendrix, compiled an in-depth story :"Auction of Circleville Cemetery Dead before it Started"on March 4, 2020, the day following the scheduled Sheriff's auction at the Pickaway County Courthouse for the sale of Floral Hills Memory Gardens - and there were no bidders. 
The next date for another auction will be on Tuesday, March 24.
We will stay tuned for more details for what comes next should Floral Hills Memory Gardens not sell.