|The Springfield Historical Society had this monument erected in 1981.|
The words are from Jesus' sermon on the Mount; "Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven."
Gospel of Matthhew;
"Blessed are they that mourn; for they shall be comforted."
"Blessed are the meek; for they shall inherit the earth."
In 1933 the name was changed to Bay Path Cemetery, to lend more dignity to it.