HISTORY

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Founding & Early Years

One of the country’s first garden cemeteries, Swan Point Cemetery was established in 1846 on a 60-acre tract of land bordering The Neck Road (now The Old Road) and extending easterly to the shore of the Seekonk River.
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Notable People

A walk through Swan Point evokes memories of the past and provides a history of some of Rhode Island’s most prominent citizens.
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175th Anniversary

Chartered in 1847 as one of the first garden cemeteries in the country, today Swan Point has grown to 200-acres of magnificent landscape, art and architecture, monuments and history.
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— EVERY LIFE IS WORTH REMEMBERING —

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