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Peter Johnson Barkley (1845 - 1845) - Find A Grave Memorial

Source: Peter Johnson Barkley (1845 – 1845) – Find A Grave Memorial

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.   25 more words


Spotlighting Westwood Cemetery in Oberlin, (Lorain County) Ohio

Sharing photographs taken on June 22, 2016 while touring the beautiful Westwood Cemetery in Oberlin, Ohio.  

Westwood Cemetery’s character is a welcoming one that reaches out and beckons you to return and extend your explorations among the headstones – taking time also to stroll by its peaceful pond where you might happen upon one of the ‘resident critters’ lazily gliding through the still waters. 124 more words


History / not in books or online....

When I was in school many many years ago history was a class that always seemed to require the heaviest books. History class was OK but it wasn’t my favorite. 257 more words


It's Spring & Summer is Coming -- & so are Cemetery Preservation / Restoration Workshops - But Not All Hands-On Workshops are Alike!

With Spring upon us and Summer on the horizon, we are reading about hands-on cemetery preservation (or cemetery restoration) workshops to be presented in Ohio and in neighboring states.   216 more words


4 things to do in a cemetery on Memorial Day

Memorial Day is to cemeteries as Black Friday is to malls. This year, on May 30, our poor, neglected cemeteries finally get the attention they deserve. 299 more words