Peck Cemetery - Cumberland RI
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie
N 41° 58.420 W 071° 23.904
19T E 301282 N 4649634
Quick Description: A well maintained hillside burial ground, surrounded by woods and fenced in with rubble stone walls, dates back at least to 1754 and is the earliest local graveyard.
Location: Rhode Island, United States
Date Posted: 6/1/2020 8:03:07 AM
Waymark Code: WM12HRM
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member elyob
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Long Description:
Peck Cemetery (Historical Cemetery 19) A well maintained hillside burial ground, surrounded by woods and fenced in with rubble stone walls, dates back at least to 1754 and is the earliest local graveyard. It contains numerous fine slate and brownstone eighteenth and early nineteenth-century headstones, and also a handsome granite block fronted receiving tomb erected for Joseph Whipple in 1825.

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City, Town, or Parish / State / Country: Cumberland / RI / USA

Approximate number of graves: 332

Cemetery Status: Inactive Maintained

Cemetery Website: [Web Link]

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