Jacksonville, Ore. — There’s a spot just outside of Jacksonville, that holds a special place in one Rogue Valley man’s heart. Tonight, he’s working tirelessly to leave it better than he found it, for the sake of his father and those around him too. ‘He was my soul… #allen #cemetery #dennis
Cemeteries have only so much space. And yet with an endless supply of new customers, they rarely have to put up “no vacancy” signs. This week, tiny Williamsville Cemetery in Orange Township in Delaware County essentially did that, declaring that it was suspending new burials because the grounds had reached their useful capacity.
Ohio is again No. 1 in the country in insurance claims for the theft of cooper and other metals. But initiatives to crack down on such thefts in the state might be paying off.
ANOTHER NEW BOOK DEAD EAST STATISTICS FOR GRAVEMARKER RESEARCH This book is written for anyone interested in how statistics can help develop the potential of the gravemarker as an important and accessible artefact in the study of material culture. It is hoped that it will encourage the reader to go beyond the simple recording and […]
Photograph courtesy of Scott Andersen
Thanking Scott Andersen of the Greenfield Historical Society for sharing this photograph that he took and added to the Peter Johnson Barkley Find A Grave Memorial.
This gravestone was uncovered during the hands-on cemetery preservation workshop that was held June 25, 2016. It had been buried at the cemetery for many decades.