Saturday, May 21, 2011

Cemetery Images at Columbus Memory

Columbus Memory
, according to its website's front page, is: an online archive of Columbus history. Columbus Memory is a collaborative project between the Columbus Metropolitan Library and the Columbus Historical Society. Click here to conduct an Advanced Search at Columbus Memory. You can choose to limit to three separate collections:

  • Ohio Postcard Collection
  • Columbus in Historic Photographs
  • Columbus Memory

Several images of Greenlawn Cemetery are available at Columbus Memory including this view of employees of Greenlawn Cemetery on Decoration Day in 1940. Several pictures from Camp Chase Cemetery can also be found. This monument at Gnadenhutton, honoring the memory of a Native American named Joshua, is said to be among the oldest grave markers in the state of Ohio. Images can be seen from Cleveland's Lakeview Cemetery and the Spring Grove Cemetery at Cincinnati.

If you are interested in historical views of cemeteries in Ohio, stop by Columbus Memory and browse through their collection.

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