New Haven in New Haven County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
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.
National Park Service
United States Department of the Interior
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites.
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. Located in Grove Street Cemetery, on the front of the office building. Touch for map. Marker is at Touch for directions.
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 (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). Touch for a list and map 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.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 9, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 566 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on November 9, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.