|Location:From Elmwood Ave. take a right onto Archibald Street. The cemetery on the left. A small part of the cemetery can be seem from Riverside Avenue and North Willard Street, Burlington, Vermont. One can get information about this cemetery from (802) 862-1530. Mailing address Resurrection Park (also care for St. Joseph's) 200 Hinesburg Road, South Burlington, Vermont.|
"New England's First National Parish"
by Reverend Joseph N. Couture S.S.E.
"There was some dispute concerning the land donated
to the Catholics of Burlington by Colonel Archibald
Hyde. Bishop deGoesbriand settled the difficulty.
The lands in question was consecrated as a cemetery
to be used by both parishes. The Bishop performed
the solemn consecration ceremony on November 2,
1855, assisted by the priest from the Cathedral
parish and the Oblate Fathers from St. Joseph
........"The western proton of the lot was not blessed..."
31 Parish Archives, Nov. 2, 1855.
Mount Calvary Cemetery was solemnly consecrated on
July 4, 1878, exclusively for St. Joseph parishioners.
"With approval of the Bishop, the Canadians gave up
all rights to St. Joseph's Cemetery and to land
adjacent to it, on condition that the families who
had already purchased lots there could continue
to bury their dead in them.
27 Parish ArchivesJanuary 23, 25, March 17
& July 4, 1878.
1940 "Mount Calvary Cemetery had now become filled
up." "In April 1936 Father Pariseau bought land on
Plattsburg Avenue.......It was consecrated that
same year, as the parish cemetery, the New Mount
39 Letters between Bishop Rice & Father Pariseau.....
Saint Joseph's Cemetery is surroundedby
Riverside Ave., N. Willard Street, Archibald
St. and N. Prospect Street.
Mount Calvary Cemetery (old) is
surrounded by Archibald St., Germain St.,
Pomeroy St., Colonial Sq. and the rear of St
Joseph Home For The Aged.
Mount Calvary Cemetery Annex is located on
Pomery St. just across from Mount
Calvary Cemetery (Old)
Mount Calvary Cemetery (New)<.a? is surrounded by St. Francis Park, Plattsburg Ave and Franklin Sq.