Mary Jaggar Post Barber Memorial Arch - East Windsor, CT
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1
N 41° 55.036 W 072° 36.900
18T E 697781 N 4643341
Quick Description: Mary Jaggar Post Barber Memorial Arch is located at the entrance to Springdale Cemetery on Main St,, SR 510, in East Windsor, CT.
Location: Connecticut, United States
Date Posted: 9/10/2017 5:11:30 AM
Waymark Code: WMWJ4B
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
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Long Description:

A 25' tall freestanding gateway memorial arch with a pointed top is dedicated to the memory of Mary Daggar Post Barber. The arch is constructed with stone blocks and is located at the main vehicle entrance to Springdale Cemetery.

The dedication, in Gothic font, is split between the left and right sides of the arch, about 10 high, on the street side. It is inscribed:

To the Glory of God
and
in loving memory
of
Mary Jagger Post Barber

by her husband
William T Barber
and her daughters
Josephine King Barber
and Margaret Louise Schlesinger

Mary Jagger Post was the heiress daughter of Gerardus Post of New York, NY who was a founder of Chemical Bank, which is now J.P. Morgan Chase Bank. She was born in New York City on December 29, 1828, married William T. Barber of a prominent Connecticut family, and died on April 13, 1882. She is interred in a family plot in Springdale Cemetery, East Windsor, CT.

Location: Springdale Cemetery

Website with more information on either the memorial or the person(s) it is dedicated to: Not listed

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