Sharing New “Before and After” Cleaning Photographs of a Small Row of Grave Markers at the Old Burying Ground, Greenfield, Highland County, Ohio

Old Burying Ground - D-2 right after photo of 3 stonesOld Burying Ground - D-2 after photo of 3 stones SEPT 23 - 2015 - BEF & AFT D2 ON 3 MARKERSThanking Scott Andersen who shares these new “Before and After Cleaning” photographs of white marble markers set in slotted bases at the Old Burying Ground in Greenfield, Highland County, Ohio.

The gravestones are for the following (left to right):

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From Scott – September 23, 2015:
“Another “D/2” testimonial.
These headstones were cleaned by Geneva Weaver, her sister Phyllis, and Jacquelyn Doles just over a month ago. 

They are starting to lighten up!”

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 Be sure to check out the calendar on the website of the Greenfield Historical Society for information about upcoming work sessions conducted by volunteers working in this their second year.
 

The Old Burying Ground is Greenfield’s oldest cemetery where many of its earliest pioneers were laid to rest.  Original headstones mark their graves.  Most have long needed extensive cleaning, repairing, and re-setting.

The results are strikingly clear.

 This all-volunteer group of historical society members and concerned folks who want to join them are getting the job done one grave marker at a time; making great strides by advancing row by row. Their organized planning and caring hands approach have truly transformed this once neglected and deteriorated cemetery that has silently sat on the Paint Creek’s western edge for well over two hundred years.    

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