May 1, 2017
Independence Civic Center
Presented by Cathie Clager
Cathie will discuss the background of cemeteries in the United States and highlight those in Brecksville, including a walk of the largest local burial grounds, Brecksville Cemetery on Highland Drive. She will also share stories of ten of the earliest families who settled in Brecksville.
Cathie is vice president of the Brecksville Historical Association. In 2013, the Ohio Local History Alliance presented her with an Individual Achievement Award for this program. A previous member of CVGS, she was inspired to research her background and found roots in Gallia County. She is currently pursuing membership in First Families of Ohio and the DAR.