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Published: 6/4/2012 - Updated: 2 years ago


Toledo State Hospital Cemetery Reclamation Project

The Toledo State Hospital Cemetery Reclamation Project is working to honor the nearly 2,000 people who died at the state hospital between 1888 and 1973 and went unclaimed by family or friends. Volunteers walked through the cemetery placing flags at each of the grave sites. CLICK ANY IMAGE TO VIEW FULL PHOTO, START SLIDE SHOW.

Paul Fletcher of Toledo places a 'I am forgotten no more' flag at a grave site.  Enlarge | Buy This Photo Paul Fletcher of Toledo places a 'I am forgotten no more' flag at a grave site.
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Volunteers from the Toledo State Hospital Cemetery Reclamation Project and from the youth group from St. Paul's Episcopal Church of Maumee, place markers saying Enlarge | Buy This Photo Volunteers from the Toledo State Hospital Cemetery Reclamation Project and from the youth group from St. Paul's Episcopal Church of ...
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Veteran and state hospital resident receives a NMAI flag as well as one from the U.S.  Volunteers from the Toledo State Hospital Cemetery Reclamation Project. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Veteran and state hospital resident receives a NMAI flag as well as one from the U.S. Volunteers from the ...
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Volunteers Gary Wirzylo, left, and Aretta Adams, both of Toledo, check a map to locate the grave sites of veterans.  Enlarge | Buy This Photo Volunteers Gary Wirzylo, left, and Aretta Adams, both of Toledo, check a map to locate the grave sites of veterans.
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Youth group members Lindsay Sachs, 13, a student at Perrysburg Junior High, left, and Morgan Sample, 16, of Anthony Wayne High school, both from St. Paul's Episcopal Church of Maumee, place flags. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Youth group members Lindsay Sachs, 13, a student at Perrysburg Junior High, left, and Morgan Sample, 16, of Anthony Wayne ...
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Aretta Adams, left, and Gary Wirzylo place a U.S. flag at a Civil War veteran's grave site. They are volunteers from Toledo working on the Toledo State Hospital Cemetery Reclamation Project. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Aretta Adams, left, and Gary Wirzylo place a U.S. flag at a Civil War veteran's grave site. They are ...
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Gary Wirzylo, of Toledo, places flags at the memorial sign for the unknown veterans in the field.  Enlarge | Buy This Photo Gary Wirzylo, of Toledo, places flags at the memorial sign for the unknown veterans in the field.
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