As you may have guessed from the lack of posts, I’ve been very busy. So let’s make up for it now with a bunch of news items from around New England.
Disturbing…a large amount of vandalism going on in various places…
Illegal dumping scars cemetery Eagle Tribune, February 1, 2012
Cemetery vandalized in West Haven WTNH [...]
Here’s the first round of New England cemetery news for 2012…
First, some good news!
Man Who Catalogued Cemetery Given Highest Geneology Award
Middletown Patch, January 23, 2012
They shouldn’t have to clean up after inconsiderate people
New London cemetery cleans graffiti from monuments
New London Day, January 3, 2012
New London man [...]
One more Cemetery News update before the end of the year…
Gardening and cemeteries go hand in hand…
New Hartford preservation Garden club looks into ways to ensure care for cemetery
Waterbury Republican American, Nov. 28, 2011
And speaking of garden cemeteries…
WHO LIES HERE: Mt. Pleasant Cemetery third in country designed to evoke [...]
It’s probably because of the season, but there is an awful lot of cemetery news coming out of the New England area these days…
As I said, “Tis the season”…for ghost hunting!
Connecticut Ghost Seekers Investigate Local Hauntings
East Hampton-Portland Patch Oct. 26, 2011
Exploring The Paranormal In New London And Beyond
Since Halloween is a few days away, I thought it would be a good time to get updated with the latest cemetery news in New England. And away we go…
Tour the tales the gravestones tell Martha’s Vineyard Times Oct. 19, 2011
Here’s a couple of stories about the Sarah Osgood statue from the Yantic [...]
Here’s some recent cemetery related news around Connecticut and New England…
A Chance To Learn About Historic Bristol Cemeteries
The Hartford Courant Sept. 14, 2011
Bone found in Norwich church cellar linked to cemetery move in 1846
The New London Day Aug. 25, 2011
Scout’s cemetery project digs deep into Lisbon’s past
The Norwich Bulletin [...]
A bunch of cemetery related news recently came my way. Thought I’d share them with you.
The Apple of their Eye
Admirer adorns grave of Benedict Arnold’s mother (Norwich Bulletin)
Maybe it’s the ghost of Bill Stanley doing this…
A Lonely Little Spot
Mystery and Pine Trees Shroud Gravesite of Smallpox Victim (Cape Cod Times)
Thanks to Amos Quito for the heads up. First, the good news…
The Bronze Lady has been found!
Now, the bad news…
According to the New London Day, police have made arrest in connection to the the theft of the The Bronze Lady from the Yantic Cemetery in Norwich. Turns out it [...]
Someone has stolen the Bronze Lady.
Please be on the lookout for a grave ornament. Not just any, mind you, but the one recently stolen from the Yantic Cemetery, located on Lafayette Street near Backus Hospital in Norwich, CT.
Here are full stories from both the New London Day and the Norwich Bulletin: