I decided to walk a section I had never visited before at Lakeview Cemetery in Burlington, Vermont. As I did so, I discovered a small crypt designed for two people to lie side-by-side. It appeared to be created from Barre granite, which is a light gray granite. Sturdy, solid, permanent and screams “forever”.
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Reynolds-McGregor Cemetery in Alburgh, Vermont
According to the Vermont Old Cemetery Association, “[i]t was first used in 1806 and contains 27 graves.” During the filming, I incorrectly stated I thought this was the Reynolds Cemetery. I discovered with some more research that this is the Reynolds-McGregor Cemetery. Both are in Alburgh.
West New Haven Cemetery: Well Maintained!
According to the Vermont Old Cemetery Association, this cemetery was first used in 1803 and it contains over 300 graves. From New Haven, Vermont government site: “West Cemetery is located on Field Days Road This cemetery is rarely used any more and contains numerous paupers graves from earlier years. The Town now maintains the cemetery.”-https://www.newhavenvt.com/index.asp?SEC=FF76E67E-A17F-4E15-A4D9-3AF9197F1B54&DE=6609ED74-B756-4E44-BCF1-C24D443D4169&Type=B_BASIC
Weybridge Cemetery: Silas Wright is Buried Here!
According to the Vermont Old Cemetery Association, the actual name of this cemetery is the West Hill Cemetery. First used in 1803, there are 750 graves. The cemetery is sandwiched between Weybridge Road (Route 23) and Quaker Village Road. The entrance is where those two roads converge. From there, it V’s back where the areaContinue reading “Weybridge Cemetery: Silas Wright is Buried Here!”
East Berkshire Episcopal Cemetery
This cemetery was first used in 1820 and it contains a bit more than 250 graves, according to the Vermont Old Cemetery Association. The cemetery is also known as the Calvary Cemetery. The ground is very uneven and was a bit challenging to walk. Grave monuments were leaning and a variety of headstones had fallen.Continue reading “East Berkshire Episcopal Cemetery”
Gilman Road/Gilman-Gaffney Cemetery
The featured image is of a completely snapped at the joints grave monument. Rather than offer the standard cemetery “pose”, if you will, I thought I’d give you a photo of a totally broken grave monument Google does not recognize this cemetery. That’s a pity. I hadn’t tried to use Google Maps because a friendContinue reading “Gilman Road/Gilman-Gaffney Cemetery”
Calkins or McDonough Cemetery
Calkins Cemetery, aka McDonough Cemetery, holds 103 graves. It was first used in 1808. The cemetery is directly on Route 116 and is not labeled. The fence is a combination of wood and barbed wire. You must use the alternative cemetery’s name, if you plan to use Google Maps. Plus, ignore the Tyler Bridge RoadContinue reading “Calkins or McDonough Cemetery”
Greens Corners Cemetery
The first burial was in 1810 and the cemetery contains over 350 graves. The cemetery sits beside a “rail trail”. There used to be train track there, which the Central Vermont Railroad used. In fact, Greens Corners even had a station. Interesting information to note: I found this cemetery by driving by it. There isContinue reading “Greens Corners Cemetery”
Sheldon Cemetery: Oldest Section
Sheldon Cemetery, also known as Sheldon Village Cemetery, was first used in 1796. There are over 1200 graves and burials are still allowed there. The oldest section is separated from the other area, where burials are still allowed. Understand, though, there are still plenty of older graves in that “newer” section. The style of thisContinue reading “Sheldon Cemetery: Oldest Section”
Grace Episcopal Church Cemetery
First used in 1828, it contains fifty graves. It is located behind the Grace Church. Green burials are available there. Some of the headstones are broken and many are unreadable.