2018-04-05 / News Briefs

Coggeshall Burying Ground Clean Up

The Historic Cemetery Advisory Commission invites members of the public to participate in Rhode Island Historic Cemetery Day in Newport on Sunday, April 14 at 10 a.m. Vines and plant material from gravestones and walls at the Coggeshall Burying Ground need to be cleared. Located next to the Breakers stable, on Coggeshall Avenue near Victoria, this walled and gated site is the final resting place of members of the extended Coggeshall family that include Abraham Redwood. Volunteers should bring garden gloves and pruners. For more information, email npthistoriccemeteries@gmail.com.

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