21 June 2012

Hillside Cemetery, Sharon, CT

Location: At the intersection of Rt 4/ Cornwall Bridge Rd. and Rt 41/ Main St. in Sharon, take Rt 41/ Main St. north. Make a left on Cemetery Rd. The cemetery is on the right.

Google Maps Visuals: roadside view  satellite view

Type of Site: Town cemetery, still in use

Condition: Very well cared for, only a few fallen or broken stones.

History and Notable Features: One of the family plots has a beautiful wrought iron fence around it with the family name on the gate. What is truly unique about it is that it is also circular. There also happens to be a large grouping of 1700s stones at the entrance.

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