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Barkhamsted Center Cemetery

 
 
Barkhamsted Center Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 8, 2010
1. Barkhamsted Center Cemetery Marker
Inscription.
The
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.
 
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. Touch for map. Located at the entrance to the Barkhamsted Center Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Barkhamsted CT 06063, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured 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
Barkhamsted Center Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 8, 2010
2. Barkhamsted Center Cemetery
(about 300 feet away); Squire's Tavern (approx. 1.6 miles away); Austin Hawes Memorial Campground (approx. 2 miles away); Camp White (approx. 2.4 miles away); Barkhamsted Lighthouse Village Cemetery (approx. 2.4 miles away); Peoples State Forest (approx. 2.5 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.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial Sites
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 17, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 938 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 17, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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