Pine Grove Cemetery

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Pine Grove Cemetery

  • 765 Brown Avenue, Manchester, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, 03103-6770 USA
  • 11,308 Memorials added (65% photographed)

Pine Grove is the City's only active municipal cemetery. It comprises approximately 175 developed and 100 undeveloped acres, and is home to the City Mausoleum and Cemetery Maintenance Operations.

Directions:

Take Interstate 293 to Exit 2 (Brown Ave Exit). Bear away from the airport (right if coming from the south/east; left if coming from the north/west)at the end of the offramp. The cemetery will be ahead on your left.

History:

The original cemetery dates back to 1851, with additional land purchases made in 1855, 1883, 1892, 1893, 1894, 1909, 1910, 1911, 1913, and 1970.

The Ursula Chapel was dedicated on August 15, 1905 and entombs the remains of Fanny and Ursula Riddle. The Chapel building also serves as the administrative center.

The City Mausoleum was built in 1980 and has crypts of all sizes as well as numerous niches.

Former Manchester Mayors buried at Pine Grove include Moses Fellows, Theodore Abbott, James A. Weston, Isaac W. Smith, Person C. Cheney, John P. Newell, Horace B. Putnam, George H. Stearns, Edgar J. Knowlton, Eugene E. Reed, Edward C. Smith, Charles C. Hayes, and Charles R. Stanton.

Contact Information:

Cemetery is supported by the City of Manchester NH.

603-624-6514

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GPS Coordinates: 42.96259, -71.46258

  • Added: 1 Jan 2000
  • Find A Grave Cemetery: #103028