Tag Archives: Rhode Island cemetery

Cemetery of the Week #171: Chestnut Hill Cemetery

Chestnut Hill Cemetery Also known as Chestnut Hill Baptist Church Cemetery, Rhode Island Historical Cemetery #22 467 Ten Rod Road (Route 102) Exeter, Rhode Island 02822 Opened: 1838 Size: 10 acres Number of interments: approximately 1000 Rather than Bram Stoker’s Dracula, rising … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #102: Old North Burial Ground

Old North Burial Ground 5 Branch Avenue at North Main Street Providence, Rhode Island 02904 Telephone: (401) 331-0177 Founded: 1700 Size: 109 acres Number of interments: more than 73,00 people Number of surviving gravestones: 35,000 Open: Seven days a week … Continue reading

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A New England Road Trip Companion

New England Cemeteries: A Collector’s Guide by Andrew Kull My rating: 4 of 5 stars The book jacket describes this as the “first and only” guide to the cemeteries of New England. I’m curious to know if that’s true. I … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #58: Swan Point Cemetery

Swan Point Cemetery 585 Blackstone Boulevard Providence, Rhode Island 02906 Telephone: 410-272-1314 Founded: 1846 Size: 210 acres Number of interments: approximately 40,000 Open: Depending on the weather, Swan Point is open daily from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Eastern Standard … Continue reading

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