(9.24) Back by popular demand: music, art, treats, and heaping piles of atmosphere, this Sunday by the mausoleum on the hill in the 300-year-old cemetery. Head over to the North Burial Ground for the first of the Mausoleum Hill Sessions with music by Stev Delmonico, Molly O’Leary, Beth Barron, and Dave Alves. Our annual event […]
North Burial Ground
(10.2) Head over to the North Burial Ground this Sunday for a makers market, take a tour of the cemetery, and maybe pick up some North Burial Ground merch. The Archibald & Angell Market is a celebration of North Burial Ground’s earliest history when the burial ground served many purposes including farming and farm stands.
The North Burial Ground was founded in 1700 for public use as a military training field and burial ground. Seen here is the bronze Elks’ Rest sculpture by artist Eli Harvey which has marked the lot of the Benevolent Protective Order of Elks since 1905. The original life-sized bronze elk was so well received that
For someone who spent three years looking for Stephen Hopkins’ grave, this is excellent news. The first of six signs aimed at educating and assisting visitors to the North Burial Ground (NBG) was unveiled Saturday. This first sign, with text and map, is located next to the marble steps entrance across from the National Guard
Stephen Hopkins was Rhode Island’s speaker of the house, chief justice, governor, and our signer of the Declaration of Independence . . . slacker. While many locals have visited the Hopkins House museum on Benefit Street, his final resting place had always been a little harder to find. No more. Check out the comprehensive North
(6.12) The recently formed Friends of the North Burial Ground and Randall Park will be holding their inaugural event at the cemetery on North Main Street this Sunday. The event is free and open to the public and will feature multiple guided tours by Park Rangers, historians, and nature activists. The day will also include