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Grove Street Cemetery

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227 Grove St, New Haven, CT 06511-6806
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Reviewed 1 week ago

there are many interesting stones representing the diverse history of our country. colonial to today make it most interesting. a must to visit

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed November 7, 2018

You can get a tour or walk through on your own. Lots of famous people are buried in Grove Street cemetery and the sculpture work is interesting too.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank mike l
Reviewed August 15, 2018

Grove Street Cemetery is unique to New Haven and well worth a visit. Headstones writings can be unusual. And yes, there are famous people buried there.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 24, 2018

There is nothing that beats the peace of walking in the cemetery. Granted, there was a lot of construction nearby to harsh the normally super calm stillness but this is a beautiful historic cemetery. I had no idea I would run across Eli Whitney himself....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank joopca
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

Great historical site and Photo opportunity ... interesting monuments and engravings... worth a visit when seeing Yale

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank JJFlash7
Reviewed November 9, 2017

Lots of interesting and beautiful monuments, and plenty of notables buried here. I strongly recommend the guided tour if you can time it right.

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed October 15, 2017

Give yourself plenty of time to stroll these lanes. There's a true diversity of headstones and memorials represented here: nearly 400 years' worth, many different religions, languages, and artistic styles. The setting is beautiful; we were there on a Sunday afternoon, and though the cemetery...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed October 4, 2017

Pick up a map at the gatehouse and stroll through a peaceful and shady cemetery. Several people of note are here. We liked Eli Whitney's grave and Glenn Miller's memorial. So many interesting and beautiful stones also.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed August 22, 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed taking a walk through this peaceful cemetery. The office was open and they kindly gave us a map. We loved being able to see Eli Whitney and Noah Webster's graves.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank MrsBenTarr
Reviewed August 12, 2017

Grove Street is not only tranquil and beautiful it's also a history of New Haven and Connecticut with the famous people interred there. If you are walking around the Yale campus, take a few minutes to visit Grove Street. it is a well cared for...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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