The Opening of The Ellipse

The only “green” or natural burial site of its kind in the Providence area
Thursday, May 2nd, 3:00 pm
(Rain date: Friday, May 3rd, 3:00 pm)
Swan Point Cemetery

We would like to invite you to the opening of our new designated area for natural burial which follows a process by which all elements going into the earth are biodegradable. Brief remarks will be given by Tom Goddard, Chairperson of the Board of Directors for Swan Point Cemetery; The Reverend Doctor Anita Louise Schell, Rector of Emmanuel Church in Newport; Candace Currie from the Green Burial Council; and Anthony Hollingshead, President of Swan Point Cemetery. Tours of The Ellipse will follow the speaking program. Refreshments will be served.

Please RSVP by Thursday, April 25th to Anita Van Leeuwen at anitav@swanpoint1846.com or call (401) 272-1314.

Spring Blooms Walking Tour

Thursday, May 9, 2019
2:00 to 4:00 PM
(Rain date – Friday, May 10, 2019 from 2:00 to 4:00PM)

Stroll through Swan Point Cemetery as our horticulturist leads you to the most delightful sections bursting with Spring blossoms.

Meet outside the main office at 2:00 pm. Reservations are requested; please call Anita at 401-272-1314 or email anitav@swanpoint1846.com.

Light refreshments will be served in the Gray Coale Hall following the walk.


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