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The Veterans buried in Clark’s have been hidden for many years. Please take a few minutes to watch the Roll Call video.
Working in the cemetery is both demanding and rewarding. Fighting the Japanese Knotweed is tough. We’re making progress is this fight with this devil weed. The images below, while taken from different angles, are of the same location. My main … Continue reading
Since Kathy started researching the Massachusetts Town and Vital Records online for Gloucester she has added sixty-three internments to Find A Grave. The majority have been for Clark’s Cemetery. She has found new relatives of mine. Also that Pvt. Richard … Continue reading
2018 is starting to look like a banner year for Clark’s Cemetery. Awesome Gloucester provided a $1000 micro grant to but a tripod for lifting heavy monuments. The Gloucester Cemetery Advisory Committee was awarded $9600 for restoration projects in First … Continue reading
I found out that there will be no wreaths placed in Clark’s Cemetery from the Wreaths Across America program. Wreaths Across America Facebook Page Wreaths Across America Website
I visited Second Parish (The Ancient Cemetery) today. Started out warm and sunny, then the heavens opened and we had a steady rain. It was a fun walk in the woods and interesting to walk an old cart path. One … Continue reading
Today I got after the Japanese Knotweed between Clark’s property line (rock wall) and the railroad track fence to increase the visibility to the prime party spot at Grant’s Tomb. If you would like an easy way to help … Continue reading
Today I met with Bill Manuell of Wetlands & Land Management (978) 777-0004 to determine the extent of the wetlands buffer zone in the cemetery. The buffer zone just barely crosses over the property line. I’m very appreciative of him … Continue reading
The morning after the Awesome Gloucester micro-grant presentation one of the presenters found this document in her mail box. Click on the images to view them full size.
Last night the Gloucester Cemetery Advisory Committee tried for the third time to get an Awesome Gloucester Micro-Grant. Sadly, Clark’s Cemetery did not receive the grant. This just means the presentation needs to be modified to better entice the foundation’s … Continue reading