North Burial Ground

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North Burial Ground
Also known as:  Rhode Island Historical Cemetery Bristol #1

Located 15 feet west of Hope Street (Route 114) at Asylum Road, ajunct to entrance to Colt State Park.

9000 burials.

In 1822 the town purchased a tract of land on the Neck for the purpose of erecting a "House of Industry" (poorhouse). At the town meeting on April 17, 1822 it was voted "A part of said town land be set apart for a ground, the same to be well enclosed this cemetery covers 30.8 acres. 18.9 is now being used and 11.9 acres at the west end is for expansion.

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GPS Coordinates: 41.6883, -71.2819

  • Added: 2 Jan 2000
  • Find A Grave Cemetery: #104472