A visual overview of the featured sections and building on our grounds. See map.
Lownes Angel Monument
The Lownes Angel, enshrouded by Rhododendrons, is one of many picturesque vignettes found throughout the Cemetery.
Nightingale Angel Monument
This life-size statue is a particularly beautiful example of the funeral art typical at the turn-of-the-century.
The Sayles Lot reflects the late nineteenth century interest in the customs and art of Italy, Greece and Rome. A statue derived from Michelangelo’s funerary sculpture of Lorenzo de Medici is one of its distinctive features.
Rock Pond Fountain
In 1878, a large boulder was positioned in the pond and supplied with water to make the Rock Pond Fountain.
J.B. Barnaby Monument
The Barnaby Monument is one of the tallest and most well recognized of the monuments in the Cemetery.
Italian Marble Fountain
A white marble pedestal fountain was imported from Italy in the early part of the 20th century.
Memorial Grove Garden
With Megalith guarded by an ancient stone Megalith, the Memorial Grove Garden offers a preserve for the scattering of cremated remains.
Pastor’s Rest Monument
The First Unitarian Society Grounds contain The Pastor’s Rest Monument, dedicated to honoring the final resting place of clergy and their families.
The Grosvenor family plot contains several elaborately carved late nineteenth century monuments.
This rustic gazebo is a replica of one dedicated to the memory of Benjamin Anthony by his wife, Sarah W. Anthony. Erected in 1885 near Benjamin Anthony’s burial lot, the shelter is a unique feature in the cemetery landscape, combining utility and comfort with novelty and beauty of deign.
Hope Memorial Garden
The Hope Memorial Garden features a sculpture integrating a 1700’s-era anchor, recovered from Narragansett Bay, centered against two large triangular rocks carved from local granite.
HOURS OF OPERATION
Office: Mon – Fri 8:30am to 4:00pm
Cemetery Grounds visiting hours:
April 1 – September 30
8:00am to 7:00pm
October 1 – March 31
8:00am to 5:00pm
The cemetery observes the following holidays:
New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. – Birthday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Victory Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Veterans’ Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day
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