Grove Street Cemetery, A National Historic Landmark


Grove Street Cemetery National Historic LandmarkIn 1997 the Department of the Interior added the Grove Street Cemetery to the National Register of Historic Places.


Three years later the Department declared the cemetery a National Historic Landmark, the first cemetery so designated in New England, because "this site possesses national significance in commemorating the history of the United States of America."



Grove Street Cemetery Egyptian Revival GateSpecifically the cemetery "represents a mile-stone in the development of a cemetery as a distinct institution.


Its monuments reflect the history of funerary art in America while its entrance gate is recognized as one of the leading examples of Egyptian Revival style in the country."

"The Dead Shall Be Raised"


Grove Street Cemetery National Register of Historic Places


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