Local cemetery creates app

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The Ohio Genealogical Society is seeking writers who wish to share their historical accounts of the lives of those interred in Ohio’s Cemeteries — So here is an opportunity to share your knowledge of your favorite Ohio Cemetery!

Sharing….
 
From Susan Dunlap Lee, the Senior Editor of the “Ohio Genealogical Society Quarterly” publication.
 
OGS is seeking contributing authors for this publication on the topic of preserving cemeteries through sharing of historical accounts of those interred in them.  Susan has provided the following information.:
 
“..articles are more about the people in the cemetery, their relationship to everyone there, point out military graves, personal data. Sort of “My Town” kind of article that you can put together from those who are buried in the cemetery. Far from the usual cemetery inscriptions.”
 
Susan can be contacted at the following email address: ogsq@ogs.org.
 
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Per Susan, it is not a requirement to be an Ohio Genealogical Society member to submit a story for publication.
 
If you are a member of OGS, or have access to a library that contains OGS publications, you can reference the feature articles about the Stratford Cemetery in Delaware as an example for the type of content, etc. that Susan is seeking for cemetery articles.
 
Example.:
 
From Vol. 56 No 3. 2016 OGSQ (Ohio Genealogical Society Quarterly starting on Page 320.:
 
“Stratford Cemetery: Restoring a Pioneer Burial Ground in Delaware County, Ohio”
Based on report by John Tetz
(Interview by Laurel Sheppard, OGSQ Assistant Editor)
 
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Please contact Susan Dunlap Lee directly at ogsq@ogs.org if you are interested and/or have any questions.
Thank you!

Clean Up Day at Floral Hills Memory Gardens in Circleville, Pickaway County, Ohio: Saturday, May 20th, 2017 starting at 9:30a.m.

FLORAL HILLS MEMORY GARDENS CIRCLEVILLE PICKAWAY COUNTY - 2017 CLEAN UP NOTICE - 2

If you live in the general vicinity of Pickaway County, Ohio and are looking for a great volunteer opportunity at a cemetery that truly needs help, please consider joining others who are planning on conducting clean up work at the Floral Hills Memory Gardens.   

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Contact Connie Little – 740-418-3525 for more information.

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