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Historic site in Newport

November 24, 2011 NEWPORT — This week marked the 203rd anniversary of the first interment at Newport Cemetery, which is still active today and the final resting place for many influential families and individuals fro... more »»

Henderson family cemetery

November 17, 2011 Just off W.Va. more »»

Nearly 200-year-old burial site

November 11, 2011 LITTLE HOCKING—The nearly 200-year-old St. more »»

‘Old’ St. Mary’s Cemetery

November 4, 2011 It’s easy to miss one of Marietta’s most historic graveyards while driving in the 800 block of Fourth Street. Located on a small plateau about 20 feet above street level, the Old St. more »»

Historic Dodge Cemetery

October 22, 2011 LOWELL — Located near a soybean field off Muskingum River Road in Lowell is a cemetery that, depending upon who a person talks to, goes by one of three names. more »»

Putnam Cemetery dates back to 1820

October 7, 2011 Some of those who are buried in the Putnam Cemetery in Devola were buried there just about a week ago but there are others who were laid to rest centuries ago. more »»

Children’s home cemetery, Final resting place for nearly 80

October 1, 2011 The complex that was once the Washington County Children’s Home has been transformed over the years as different government agencies took up residence on its grounds and in its buildings. more »»

Marker for a legendary man

September 7, 2011 WATERTOWN TWP.—Tucked in the middle of a field in Watertown Township with corn stalks reaching for the sky, is the grave of a one-time slave who become legendary for living 125 year. more »»

Cedarville Cemetery full of history

September 2, 2011 BELPRE—There are about 60 grave markers in Belpre Township’s historic Cedarville Cemetery today but just how many pioneers, Revolutionary War soldiers and Native Americans were buried in the old... more »»

Grandview Twp. site one of the county’s largest

August 16, 2011 Sitting high atop a hill overlooking Grandview Township and the Ohio River, Matamoras Cemetery is one of the area’s largest burial grounds, with 2,843 known burials there. more »»

County Home cemetery cloaked in mystery

August 3, 2011 With nearly 900 people interred, the cemetery at the Washington County Home is one of the largest burial grounds in the county. more »»

German heritage on display

July 14, 2011 MUSKINGUM TWP.—In the fall of 1831 a group of German settlers, originally bound for Missouri, found themselves stranded in Washington County. more »»

2 cemeteries for Jewish faith

July 6, 2011 Nearly 60 years ago, Clifford Holden applied for a job with the OKMAR oil and gas company. more »»



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