One of the First Forgotten Memories here in Petersburg was Old Blandford Church.
Built in 1735, was abandoned before the turn of the century
for a better location, closer to town, and people's homes and businesses.
Left unattended, without proper maintenance, the building fell victim to the
A Forgotten Memory for over 100 years - Restored today.
Just outside Old Blandford Church are graves dating back to the 1700's
Grave Markers - weathered, broken, sunken, stolen, unmarked graves
Record Books lost in a fire
Many Forgotten Memories of those buried
To the Left, open field, a lone marker here/there
Mass Graves - civil war dead
Hasterly buried, bodies not ID'd - Battle/State
Forgotten Memories - someone's son, husband, farther, brother, uncle
Then 1800-early 1900's graves, markers, In Memory Of....
No holiday flowers now
More Recent Graves - Flowers - Visitors
For the most part, Forgotten Memories
Neal Diamond - You Don't Bring Me Flowers Anymore