Sunday, July 7, 2019

Mount Bethel Cemetery - Who will keep it going?

Grave marker of John Houston Mifflin at Mount Bethel Cemetery. He was the father of Lloyd Mifflin, Columbia's famed poet and painter.

It requires fundraising, and community involvement and volunteer days that bring out dozens of people to tackle projects.

And it embodies the dilemma many cemeteries in Lancaster County face:

Who will take on this job, and who will pay for it?

MORE:

https://lancasteronline.com/features/local-cemeteries-face-the-challenge-of-staying-solvent-while-honoring/article_1c3f2cdc-9f2f-11e9-8a04-6376fa66a3f2.html

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