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I have been remiss concerning writing about Grove Street but today I feel I need to give Tribute to two special people from the Cemetery - Bill and Joan Cameron. Two people who dedicated themselves to the preservation of the history of New Haven. Both worked unending in the cemetery for over 40 years. In tribute to them both I would like to put their life works into…Continue
Added by Patricia B. Illingworth on September 5, 2016 at 10:31am — No Comments
To Each and Every One of You.....
Added by Patricia B. Illingworth on July 4, 2016 at 11:24am — No Comments
Well, the baseball season is underway like it has been since C1850's. It was coined as the "national pastime" or the "national game." There were baseball players from all over the States. Since 1895 until approx. 1910 there were…Continue
Added by Patricia B. Illingworth on June 5, 2016 at 12:55pm — No Comments
A new season of lectures/tours will begin this coming weekend May 7th and May 8th.
So each Saturday beginning with May7th the tour begins at 11:00am. Each Sunday beginning May 8th the tour begins at Noon.
So all are welcome. If you…Continue
Added by Patricia B. Illingworth on May 2, 2016 at 5:34pm — No Comments
2016 Spring is bringing in another Walk For Autism. Come rain or shine it promises to be another great success for this coming year. There will music, food trucks, entertainment, bounce houses and so much more. It will be on Sunday, May 1st beginning at 9:30am at Choate Rosemary Hall Athletic Field Wallingford, CT.…Continue
Added by Patricia B. Illingworth on April 10, 2016 at 9:10am — No Comments
A Much Happy Spring To All....
April if the month of Poetry. Today, I would to bring forward a writer residing at 22 Cypress Ave John William DeForest.
DeForest is well known for his writing genre The Great American Novel.
Or the more general movement of literature toward realism, and he also wrote poetry.…Continue
Added by Patricia B. Illingworth on April 4, 2016 at 11:00am — No Comments
Greeetings to All,
Long journeys - long stories briefly describes the Jewish Historical Society of Greater New Haven. In light of this description, the Society is celebrating its 40th Anniversary of its birth in 1976. This Society has accumulated vast amounts of…Continue
Added by Patricia B. Illingworth on March 3, 2016 at 2:36pm — No Comments
Good Day To All,
With regards to February honoring Black History Month, Grove St would like to honor Sylvia Ardyn Boone for her studies with regards to Art History Studies of the Sierra Leone.
From her brief summary of her life, "In 1970, Boone was already a noted scholar and lecturer. Befriended by…Continue
Added by Patricia B. Illingworth on February 10, 2016 at 8:25am — No Comments
A Snowy Good Morning!!!!
A snowy morning this snowy morning....but just a short February Greeting to all and to wish everyone an early Happy Valentines Day. Spring is just around the corner, as a reminder.
I hope to see old friends and make new friends in this coming season which I expect to be…Continue
Added by Patricia B. Illingworth on February 5, 2016 at 6:15am — No Comments
Greetings To All,
Another New Year is upon us. I had a difficult time as to a great sentiment for this new year. So I settled upon these three which I hope all will enjoy.
To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to…Continue
Added by Patricia B. Illingworth on December 28, 2015 at 6:11am — No Comments
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~~Cheers To All~~
We are moving into the time of year where we all count our blessings and are very grateful for many, many things. I would to point out another walk -…Continue
Added by Patricia B. Illingworth on October 29, 2015 at 8:21am — No Comments
Well, this is the "season of the witch" as the song goes.....but I am writing to give a brief notation on Ghost Stories from the Victorian…Continue
Added by Patricia B. Illingworth on October 13, 2015 at 7:57am — No Comments
Cheers to All!!!
The Fall will soon be upon us. Now what about a great tour to add to the brilliance of the autumnal sparkle of the trees in New Haven.
My recommendation is Mat Duman and his wonderful tour on the…Continue
Added by Patricia B. Illingworth on September 3, 2015 at 4:07pm — No Comments
There has been some exciting news - Friends of Grove Street Cemetery now has a Facebook page.
So we invite everyone to take a peek and maybe you would like to follow us on Facebook. It has…Continue
Added by Patricia B. Illingworth on August 7, 2015 at 1:38pm — No Comments
\Grove Street Cemetery will again be celebrating the July 4th holiday with the Governor's Foot Guard and paying honor to David Humphreys as part of…Continue
Added by Patricia B. Illingworth on June 23, 2015 at 10:38am — No Comments
In June, we celebrate Father's Day. It has always been a time honored celebration. Grove Street Cemetery holds our 1st Mayor of New Haven Roger Sherman - a Founding Father, if you…Continue
Added by Patricia B. Illingworth on June 1, 2015 at 6:00pm — No Comments
Well, another year of tours is upon us. So to give out the information - Grove Street Cemetery will open this weekend May 2rd and May 3rd until the end of Thanksgiving…Continue
Added by Patricia B. Illingworth on April 29, 2015 at 7:30am — No Comments
Greetings to All,
Usually I speak to the fact Grove Street Cemetery is starting to bud with the idea of Spring and come in an just enjoy a "walk-about" whenever.
But now I would like to endorse another walk - The Connecticut Autism Walk. It is a wonderful walk to assist in the curing of this disease. This year the walk will be on May…Continue
Added by Patricia B. Illingworth on March 29, 2015 at 6:30pm — No Comments