Letter: North Burial Ground approaches 200 years of service

Posted

To the editor,

I want to take a moment to acknowledge and celebrate this week the 195th anniversary of North Burial Ground. On April 17, 1822, the Bristol Town Council approved the establishment of North Burial Ground and has been in continuous service for 195 years, welcoming families of all faiths and denomination from the town of Bristol.

Space remains available in North Burial Ground for you and your family to participate in this legacy. There are accommodations for both traditional and cremation burials. The Cremation Garden has received national recognition for design with its various cremation niches and settings. Please contact Enzly Ramsay, the superintendent, to make an appointment to discuss the various options available to you and your family.

North Burial Ground belongs to the town of Bristol. The operation and maintenance costs do not rely on tax dollars. The money for the operating expenses, maintenance and the care fund come from income derived from sales and services at North Burial Ground. 

Charles C. Cavalconte
Chairman
The Commissioners of the Cemeteries

Comments

No comments on this story | Please log in to comment by clicking here
Please log in or register to add your comment

2016 by East Bay Newspapers

Barrington · Bristol · East Providence · Little Compton · Portsmouth · Prudence Island · Riverside · Rumford · Seekonk · Tiverton · Warren · Westport
Meet our staff
Mike Rego

Mike Rego has worked at East Bay Newspapers since 2001, helping the company launch The Westport Shorelines. He soon after became a Sports Editor, spending the next 10-plus years in that role before taking over as editor of The East Providence Post in February of 2012. To contact Mike to submit information, suggest story ideas or photo opportunities, etc., email mrego@eastbaynewspapers.com.