|The Ridges Cemetery|
Also known as: Athens Lunatic Asylum Cemetery (original name), Athens Mental Asylum Cemetery, State Psychiatric Hospital Cemetery
|Cemetery notes and/or description:|
This old cemetery was opened in the 1870s to provide a final resting place for patients whose families did not claim their bodies. It is now one of The State Psychiatric Hospital Cemeteries.
From the 1870s to 1943, most graves were marked with small, sequentially numbered marble stones, with no names or dates.
|Interactive map and GPS data:|
GPS Coordinates: Latitude: 39.32170, Longitude: -82.11420
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