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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, May 17, 2020

"History in the Hills: Union Cemetery notables" - Steubenville, Jefferson County, Ohio

Sharing a link to this insightful and history-focused story from Steubenville, Jefferson County, Ohio.:
  "History in the Hills: Union Cemetery notables"  
authored by 
Paul Zuros who is the Director of operations at Historic Fort Steuben and the Steubenville Visitors Center.
"Find a Grave" has 41,502 memorials listed for the Union Cemetery in Steubenville.  
All Cemeteries Matter!
Each cemetery holds its own unique history - no matter what its age, size, or status!
 The fascinating stories of those who came before us await our discovery.  
Learn about the triumphs and tribulations of early pioneers, veterans, doctors, teachers, and homemakers.
Gain a greater sense of how the character of your community came to be what it is today.