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

Barkhamsted Center Cemetery

Barkhamsted Center Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 8, 2010
1. Barkhamsted Center Cemetery Marker
Barkhamsted Center Cemetery
The Hollow Cemetery
and the
Tiffany Private Cemetery
Removed from their former locations to
this site. Dedicated to the memory of the
known and the unknown dead.

This new Barkhamsted Cemetery has been
constructed by the Water Bureau of the
Metropolitan District of Hartford County,
in co-operation with the Barkhamsted
Center Cemetery Association, Incorporated.
A.D. 1939

Erected 1939 by Barkhamsted Center Cemetery Association.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites.
Location. 41° 55.445′ N, 72° 57.965′ W. Marker is in Barkhamsted, Connecticut, in Litchfield County. Marker is at the intersection of Pleasant Valley Road (Connecticut Route 318) and Beach Rock Road, on the right when traveling north on Pleasant Valley Road. Located at the entrance to the Barkhamsted Center Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Barkhamsted CT 06063, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured
Barkhamsted Center Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 8, 2010
2. Barkhamsted Center Cemetery
as the crow flies. Barkhamsted Soldiers Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Hollow Church Bell (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Barkhamsted (about 300 feet away); Squire's Tavern (approx. 1.6 miles away); The Charcoal Industry (approx. 1.6 miles away); Demonstration Charcoal Mound (approx. 1.6 miles away); Austin Hawes Memorial Campground (approx. 2 miles away); Barkhamsted Lighthouse Village Stone Quarry (approx. 2.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Barkhamsted.
Regarding Barkhamsted Center Cemetery. In 1939 several cemeteries in the area now covered by the Barkhamsted Reservoir were relocated to the this site. Some of the graves moved were unidentified. These were all put in the "Unknown" section of the Center Cemetery.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 17, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 1,043 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 17, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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