Grove Street Cemetery Events

Memorial Day Civil War Tour
Monday, May 29, 2017
10:30 a.m.

Join us for a Memorial Day tour of Civil War graves and memorials in Grove Street Cemetery. The tour will be led by Myles Alderman and will visit monuments to admirals, generals, and infantrymen with ties to New Haven.



Past Events

Governor's Foot Guard July 4 Celebration
Saturday, July 4, 2015

Grove Street Cemetery will again be celebrating the July 4th holiday with the Governor's Foot Guard and honoring David Humphreys as part of this celebration. The festivities will begin at 9:00 a.m. Please come join us.


For Memorial Day: A Tour of Civil War Veterans in Grove Street Cemetery
Monday, May 25, 2015

Please join us for a tour led by Myles Alderman, which begins at the Grove Street Cemetery gate at 10:30 am. This event is free of charge and open to the public.


Colonial Gravestones & the Typographic Standard
Saturday, April 25, 2015

The Friends of the Grove Street Cemetery and the Faculty of Graphic Design at Yale School of Art invite you to attend a tour and lecture by Nicholas Benson, proprietor of the John Stevens Shop in Newport, Rhode Island.

The tour begins at the Grove Street Cemetery gate at 2:30 pm. The lecture takes place at 4 pm in the Yale School of Art sculpture building at 36 Edgewood Avenue (between Howe and Park streets), New Haven. An informal reception will follow. This event is free of charge and open to the public.

This stone—marking Carl Lohmann’s grave in Grove Street Cemetery—was carved by John Howard Benson, Nicholas Benson’s grandfather, at the John Stevens Shop.


Friends of the Grove Street Cemetery, Inc.
P. O. Box #9238
New Haven, CT 06533-0238