Update: 10 Caskets Found at old Cheshire Cemetery site

15 04 2009

The Army Corps of Engineers has found 10 caskets at the site of the old Cheshire Cemetery, at least 5 of which contained human remains. They have also announced that those remains will definitely be reburied in Berlin Cemetery, site of the graves from Cheshire Cemetery that were relocated in the early 1970s.

Full article can be found at the Columbus Dispatch.

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3 responses

15 04 2009
Dorene

Very interesting! Thanks for keeping us posted.

15 04 2009
Cheshire

You might be interested in this set of aerial photographs showing Old Cheshire Cemetery exposed from the low water.

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15 04 2009
Amy

Thanks for the link to those photos! Very interesting to see the lay of the land, so to speak.

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