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.