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About Admin

Creator, founder, and chief geek of www.clarkscemetery.org

Sunday 5/25

Work party 10:00 ~ 12:00 at First Parish and Clark’s

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Sunday 9/23

Tomorrow, 9/23 from 10:00 ~ 12:00 the Cemetery Restoration Partnership and Clark’s Cemetery Restoration crews will be in First Parish repairing a Dolliver headstone and in Clark’s work will be righting Anderson monument.  Please stop by to say Hi, volunteer … Continue reading

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One Nickel At A Time

Generating money for supplies is always a challenge.  We do get donations from time to time, and for that we are always grateful.  When the partiers don’t smash their bottles on the gravestones we collect them.  Every nickel helps…

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Falling Limbs

Today we visited Clark’s Cemetery to see what we needed to do tomorrow.  We were very happy with the work Councilor Jamie O’Hara and his crew did! We found two limbs that had fallen very near headstones.   Close call for … Continue reading

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Let’s Be Careful

A reminder for us all.

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Springtime In The Cemetery

The Japanese Knotweed is starting to grow.  Well, it was off to Home Depot for a wireless weed whacker and a brush cutter attachment.  Felt like Tim “More Power” the Toolman with the power of a 40 volt battery and … Continue reading

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Body Snatcher of Chebacco Parish

Great story from the Stories From Ipswich website about a body snatcher in Essex’s Old Burying Ground.  

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Japanese Knotweed

Clark’s Cemetery and a large area of city property behind Clark’s has been overtaken by Japanese Knotweed.  For the cemetery to be a respectful final resting place this vegetation infestation must be controlled.  This attack on Knotweed will be multi-phased … Continue reading

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Letter to Gloucester Council

To the members of the Gloucester City Council: For the greater part of my life I’ve been tending several family grave sites in Gloucester cemeteries. It gives me pleasure to remember and respect my ancestors. A Gloucester Girl, I’ve lived … Continue reading

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