Norwalk in Fairfield County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
St. Paulís Historic Graveyard
This historic graveyard is one of the oldest in Norwalk. It predates the Revolutionary War and is the resting place of several patriots of the American Revolution. It is situated on the original grant of land given to the professors of the Church of England in 1733-34. It was used as a public sheepfold in the early days of the colony. Anne Kemper, the wife of the first missionary Bishop of the American Church, is buried here. Her husband, Jackson Kemper was rector of St. Paulís from 1830 – 1835.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Churches & Religion • Colonial Era.
Location. 41° 7.206′ N, 73° 24.456′ W. Marker is in Norwalk, Connecticut, in Fairfield County. Marker is on St. Paulís Place, on the right when traveling west. Marker is located in front of St. Paulís on the Green. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Norwalk CT 06851, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Parish of St. Paulís (a few steps from this marker); St. Paulís Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Norwalk World War I MemorialNorwalk (approx. 0.2 miles away); Burning of Norwalk (approx. ľ mile away); Battle of the Rocks Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away); Liberty Tree Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Norwalk Founded (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Norwalk.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 13, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 656 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on March 13, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.