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Hope Cemetery

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262 E Montpelier Rd, Barre, VT 05641-8372
+1 802-476-6245
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Goth girl's delight

For cemetery enthusiasts, the granite artistry here is awe inspiring. Not to mention the uniqueness... read more

Reviewed August 18, 2017
danicabeebe
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Lititz, Pennsylvania
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Amazing display of Granite Work

This cemetery displays works of art in Granite. From a stone in the shape of a race car to honor a... read more

Reviewed August 8, 2017
Cathy S
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Barre, Vermont
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  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
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262 E Montpelier Rd, Barre, VT 05641-8372
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+1 802-476-6245

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Reviewed August 18, 2017 via mobile

For cemetery enthusiasts, the granite artistry here is awe inspiring. Not to mention the uniqueness you don't get outside of this area of Vermont. Definitely worth spending a peaceful moment wandering through this grand site.

Thank danicabeebe
Reviewed August 8, 2017

This cemetery displays works of art in Granite. From a stone in the shape of a race car to honor a local racer to a couple in their beds side by side. It's like an outdoor museum. A must see!

Thank Cathy S
Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

Baby was in back pack, young children might not be too interested, but we were. It was interesting to see all of the Italian names, as they were the craftsmen working in the granite quarrys. Very impressive granite headstones. Cars, planes, soccer balls.....

Thank Patti973
Reviewed August 4, 2017

The cemetery is beautiful and very humbling when you see the craftsmanship that has gone into the headstones. You can drive or walk through for a very pleasurable experience.

Thank Skmmm
Reviewed July 29, 2017

The monuments in this cemetery are amazing. Not just the uniquely carved ones, but the size and gracefulness of the simpler monuments.

Thank jpyzek
Reviewed July 28, 2017

This was the most interesting cemetery I have ever seen. We were on a ride with a number of motorcycle enthusiasts and we stopped here on purpose. The stones are unlike any I have ever seen anywhere. Perfectly maintained, white granite, some with elaborate sculptures...More

Thank jcmcgg13
Reviewed July 5, 2017 via mobile

This cemetery is well worth a visit! There are many unusual and large monuments that are wonderful examples of the stone carving that flourished here when the granite quarries were at their peak. It's a beautiful and well kept cemetery that is a great place...More

Thank BEWatermelon
Reviewed June 1, 2017 via mobile

Absolutely worth the trip for something off the beaten path. The cemetery is loaded with beautiful works of granite art. If you can get past the fact that you are driving around a cemetery then enjoy! Even my two children (aged 6 and 8) enjoyed...More

Thank elpealto
Reviewed May 22, 2017 via mobile

Hope Cemetery is a showplace of beautiful carvings in granite. Here, the talented sculptors in Barre Vermont make tombstones for their family and friends. There is a map you can buy that has numbers to punch in on your cell phone which lets you listen...More

Thank mebn
Reviewed May 14, 2017

We visited this fascinating cemetery as part of a tour and were impressed by the unusually artistic tombstones ranging from small to monumental and mostly of eye-catching granite. It was a great contrast to the tiny ones seen previously e.g. while walking the Freedom Trail...More

Thank tony9tn
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okolee
June 19, 2017|
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Response from mebn | Reviewed this property |
No. The roads are too narrow and it also would be disruptive to mourners who visit the cemetery. Cars may drive through or you can walk.
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okolee
June 19, 2017|
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Response from catherine d | Reviewed this property |
No, you do not need a permit. When you get to Hope Cemetery, pull into driveway and pull to the right and park. There are no quides that I know of. If you go on line -- Vermont - com - hope-cemetery it shows some of the... More
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