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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."

Monday, April 6, 2020

From the Ohio History Connection - 2020 - State Historic Preservation Office Awards - Deadline to submit is June 1, 2020.

"2020 State Historic Preservation Office Awards"

"Do you know of a great rehabilitation project? A special person or group who should be recognized for a significant preservation effort?" 
"An effective program, event or campaign that increased awareness of historic preservation?"
"Each year, the Ohio History Connection's State Historic Preservation Office recognizes achievements in historic preservation by presenting awards in two categories.": 
"Public Education and Awareness and Preservation Merit." 
"People, organizations, businesses and public agencies are eligible for the awards."
"Even if you are working from home right now, you are invited to submit a nomination for the awards."
Nominations must be 
submitted by June 1
"A selection committee comprising members of the governor-appointed Ohio Historic Site Preservation Advisory Board and State Historic Preservation Office staff will choose recipients in each category." 
"Awards will be presented at the State Historic Preservation Office Awards luncheon in the fall."
"Your award nomination must be submitted electronically."
"When clicked, the link below will automatically begin to download the application to the downloads folder on your computer."
"Due to changes with Adobe Acrobat, the fillable form will not open in some browsers (Chrome, Firefox, Safari, etc.).
 If this link takes you to a page with the message "Please wait...", hover your mouse over the top of the page to show the download icon to download the application." 
"You can also right click
 on the link below and 
choose the"Save As
 to download the
  SHPO Awards PDF File
 to your computer."
"Contact our office if you have any questions at.:"

State Historic Preservation Office
800 E. 17th Avenue 
Columbus, OH 43211
Phone: 614.298.2000  Email: shpo@ohiohistory.org