Grove Street Cemetery
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Grove Street Cemetery

Also known as Westminster of Yale Cemetery

New Haven, New Haven County , Connecticut, USA


Take I-91 South to New Haven, Connecticut. From I-91 North or South, use Exit #3: Trumbull Street. At the bottom of the Trumbull Street exit ramp (indicated in red in the far upper right corner of the street map to the right) go straight through the traffic light on to Trumbull Street. Go straight on Trumbull Street to the third traffic light which is the intersection with Prospect Street (the back wall of the cemetery is directly in front of you across the street). Turn left onto Prospect Street (the east wall of the cemetery is to the right) and turn right at the next light onto Grove Street. The entrance to the cemetery is on the right in the middle of the block.
There are no parking facilities inside the cemetery grounds. Please use street parking. Meters accept coins, credit cards, or the Go New Haven Parking Payment App.
The New Haven, Connecticut, burial ground, opened 1796, is the oldest cemetery in the nation designed as a "city of the dead," with named avenues and cross streets. A National Historic Landmark, it is also the first chartered burial ground in the United States and the first to be arranged in family lots.



  • Added: 1 Oct 2002
  • Find a Grave Cemetery ID: 1607917