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Well, Grove Street Cemetery has been truly asleep this past two months. But hopefully we will be seeing a wonderful spring thaw very soon.…Continue
Added by Patricia B. Illingworth on March 9, 2015 at 11:04am — No Comments
May This Year be a Great Year for All.…Continue
Added by Patricia B. Illingworth on January 5, 2015 at 3:43pm — No Comments
Hello To All!!!!
May everyone enjoy the "MERRIEST" of holidays and then to have a wonderful New Year as well.
All the VERY…Continue
Added by Patricia B. Illingworth on December 22, 2014 at 7:50am — No Comments
To All Readers Far and Wide -
The first snowfall at Grove Street Cemetery is a one of a mirific vista - to be enjoyed by all. It is a really nice stroll to view the…Continue
Added by Patricia B. Illingworth on November 26, 2014 at 3:43pm — No Comments
Good Day To All!!!!!
Just a quick reminder - the cemetery in the autumn is just a splendor to view. To take a lovely stroll around and breath in the fresh cool breezes and admiring the array of colors is just wonderful.
Added by Patricia B. Illingworth on October 2, 2014 at 7:25am — No Comments
Happy July 4th To All,
I received a note from a friend of mine and I would like to share the message with all:…Continue
Added by Patricia B. Illingworth on July 4, 2014 at 8:18am — No Comments
Good Day To All,
Usually I like to write about the various persons connected within the cemetery and the walk-about with those persons. But for this note today, I would like to discuss the Walk for Autism which took place in Wallingford two weeks ago.
Needless, to say, it was a wonderful time to give to a…Continue
Added by Patricia B. Illingworth on May 4, 2014 at 12:52pm — No Comments
Spring is Upon Us!!!
Just a quick note about Grove Street Cemetery in the Spring.....it is beginning to burgeon with fragrant trees and with the planting of flowers in various areas. There is wisteria at certain graves and trees blossoming across the cemetery. It has been a wonder through the efforts…Continue
Added by Patricia B. Illingworth on April 5, 2014 at 8:21pm — No Comments
Cheers To All!!
The month of March can be a time of mischievous weather. It is a month where we are witnessing the last of the winter season and then the first signs of spring. Where there are great winds at times and then soft spring breezes coming about in this month. But this is the month of the Irish celebration of St. Patrick's Day and…Continue
Added by Patricia B. Illingworth on March 2, 2014 at 10:47am — No Comments
Greetings To All
The month of February is upon us at Grove Street and I thought I would recount a special story about our distinguished resident Dalia Bacon –From Wikipeadia the following is a brief recounting of her life and a small note for her remembrance on this Valentines’ Day -
Delia Salter Bacon (February 2, 1811 – September 2, 1859) was an…Continue
Added by Patricia B. Illingworth on January 31, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments
Good Day To All,
This is now a period of hibernation for the earth. All is quiet. However, if during this period of hibernation and quiet, anyone needing information for any of the Grove Street Cemetery residents, or information concerning touring of the cemetery for next year I am always available by my…Continue
Added by Patricia B. Illingworth on December 2, 2013 at 7:54am — No Comments
There have been several requests concerning the species of bird in the cemetery. Hence, to this end, if there are persons who would be interested in the birds of Grove Street Cemetery, please call Mr. William Cameron at 203.777.1443, Mr. Cameron will be willing to assist in…Continue
Added by Patricia B. Illingworth on October 20, 2013 at 7:51am — No Comments
Cheers to All!!!
Just a quick reminder concerning the Cemetery....all public tours will end the weekend before the Thanksgiving Holiday. So every Saturday at 11:00am and then every Sunday at Noon. Now, if you would prefer a private tour, please call me at 203.389.5403, or my e-mail…Continue
Added by Patricia B. Illingworth on October 20, 2013 at 7:46am — No Comments
October is just around the corner and I thought I would give a brief bio on one of the noted Grove Street residents - I chose Henry C. Flagg, a New Haven Mayor from 1834 to 1839. He was not only our Mayor but also a rector and a poet.
Henry C Flagg was noted for his involvement with The Citizen's Line - a steamship company which New Haveners felt…Continue
Added by Patricia B. Illingworth on September 18, 2013 at 7:44am — No Comments
Good Day To All,
Just a quick note on the cemetery ..... so many lovely pieces of art to view in the cemetery, not just the historical view. But now the change of season brings in another lovely view of the cemetery with the splendor of Autumn.
If interested in touring either e-mail email@example.com or call 203.389.5403 - the website is…Continue
Added by Patricia B. Illingworth on August 24, 2013 at 7:47am — No Comments