See recent media coverage of the Worthington Cemetery Project, including a segment airing 7/26 on WTOL 11.
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Read the results of a GPR survey conducted at the suspected site of Worthington Cemetery in this guest article by Eric Hubbard & Chris LaMack.
DPLS Adult Services Associate Sarah Marshall returns to the site of Worthington Cemetery to see what dowsing rods might uncover.
This is the third installment of an ongoing research series wherein Sarah Marshall, Adult Services Associate at Defiance Public Library, investigates this history of Defiance County’s only historic Black cemetery, what’s become of it, and where we might go from here.
Read Part I | Read Part II | Read Part III | Read Part IV | Read Part V | Read Part VI Digging into the past is never an easy task. While researching Riverside Cemetery in Defiance for our annual walking history tour, I came across a unique but mostly forgotten cemetery in rural Defiance County. A