Grove Street Cemetery

Grove Street Cemetery

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Grove Street Cemetery or Grove Street Burial Ground in New Haven Connecticut is located adjacent to the Yale University campus. It was organized in 1796 as the New Haven Burying Ground and incorporated in October 1797 to replace the crowded burial ground on the New Haven Green. The first private nonprofit cemetery in the world it was one of the earliest burial grounds to have a planned layout with plots permanently owned by individual families a structured arrangement of ornamental plantings and paved and named streets and avenues.

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    Historic American Buildings Survey Ned Goode, Photographer July 1964 FENCE AND POST - Grove Street Cemetery Entrance, 227 Grove Street, New Haven, New Haven County, CT

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