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Norwichtown Historic Cemetary

NW Corner 47 Town Street, Norwich, CT 06360
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Ranked #7 of 17 attractions in Norwich
Type: Cemeteries
Most recent review
- Jul 7, 2012
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English first
Norwich, Connecticut
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2012

If you want to get a good feel about a town, visit their old cemeteries! The Norwichtown Historic Cemetery aka the Colonial Cemetery has some very interesting old headstones along with the graves of Benedict Arnold's mother and Samuel Huntington who was the President of the Second Continental Congress. When you visit, be sure to visit both the front area... More

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Norwich, Connecticut
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5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2012

The cemetary is small but very old. Gravestone rubbings can be done here. There is a section that French soldiers are buried in that were killed in the revolutionary war.

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61 reviews 61 reviews
20 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2012

Love old graveyards. Quiet, peaceful and history abounds.

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Norwich, Connecticut
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43 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2012

i grow up in norwich we have a lot of nice cemeratys in town this one is nice for just walking we also have the mapplewood cemetary on west main st norwich such a wonderfull place very well kept by the staff

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Norwich, Connecticut
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2011

If you like to look at old cemetery stones this is a nice place. Very peaceful. Not a ghost or a haunt by touch, feel or sight. Even after dark. Benedict Arnold is buried in London and only his mother is buried here. Samuel Huntington is buried nearby. I've been on the haunted walk in October and was disappointed that... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2010

I took a haunted tour of the Norwichtown Cemetary several years ago with ghost hunter Donna Kent and an historian, several other people also showed up for the tour, it was at night. We were told before entering the cemetary that it was haunted, I was a skeptic. While I was there a ghost did appear before me, I stood... More

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