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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
Last few days have been busy. We leveled the base for Sydney Woodbury. Now I need to find someone with a tripod and a couple of straps to lift the monument in place. I whacked a lot of Knotweed while … Continue reading
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…
Spotted our first snake in the cemetery today. I don’t know what kind it was, but he was relocated to First Parish. One of the monuments that I have wanted to repair since starting this project is Sydney Woodbury. The top … Continue reading
Alexander was a mariner and died very young. His baby daughter is buried next to him. Little Mary C. died when she fell into a pan of boiling water. Alex died two years later of a sudden hemorrhage of the … Continue reading
With all the broken bottles around the Tompkins’ plot, their headstones were clearly one of the favorite targets for the purpose of breaking bottles and destroying their family’s ability to visit the grave and remember them. ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” … Continue reading
There is now a listing of Civil War and Spanish American War Veterans interred in Clark’s Cemetery. It is listed on the main menu as “Veterans”.
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