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New Haven in New Haven County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Grove Street Cemetery

 
 
Grove Street Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, November 22, 2010
1. Grove Street Cemetery Marker
Inscription.
Grove Street Cemetery
Has Been Designated A
National Historic Landmark
This Site Possesses National Significance
In Commemorating the History of The
United States of America
Known as the New Haven Burial Ground, this landmark represents a milestone in the development of a cemetery as a distinct institution. Its monuments reflect the history of funerary art in America while its entrance gate is recognized as one of the leading examples of Egyptian revival style in the country.
2000
National Park Service
United States Department of the Interior

 
Erected 2000.
 
Location. 41° 18.754′ N, 72° 55.621′ W. Marker is in New Haven, Connecticut, in New Haven County. Marker is at the intersection of Grove Street and High Street, on the right when traveling north on Grove Street. Click for map. Located in Grove Street Cemetery, on the front of the office building. Marker is at or near this postal address: 227 Grove Street, New Haven CT 06511, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dei Gratia (here, next to this marker); Isaac Allerton (here, next to this marker); In Remembrance
Grove Street Cemetery Office Building image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, November 22, 2010
2. Grove Street Cemetery Office Building
(here, next to this marker); Thomas Nash (here, next to this marker); Yehudi Ashmun (here, next to this marker); Cortlandt Van Rensselaer Creed (a few steps from this marker); Grove Street Cemetery Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Pierpont Edwards (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in New Haven.
 
More about this marker. The Grove Street Cemetery marker is the small plaque at the left of the entrance door.
 
Also see . . .  Grove Street Cemetery. (Submitted on November 9, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial Sites
 
Plaque at the right of the entrance door image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, November 22, 2010
3. Plaque at the right of the entrance door
On the Occasion of its Bicentennial
The Grove Street Cemetery
(New Haven City Burial Ground)
Has Been Placed On The
National Register
Of Historic Places
By the United States
Department of the Interior
1997
The Entrance to Grove Street Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, October 23, 2011
4. The Entrance to Grove Street Cemetery
[ inscribed above the entrance ]
The Dead Shall Be Raised
Gravestones in the Grove Street Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, October 23, 2011
5. Gravestones in the Grove Street Cemetery
Some of the Gravestones Moved in the 19th Century from The New Haven Green to the Cemetery's West and North Walls
Gravestones in the Grove Street Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, October 23, 2011
6. Gravestones in the Grove Street Cemetery
Some of the Gravestones Moved in the 19th Century from The New Haven Green to the Cemetery's West and North Walls
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 467 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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