Grave Matters

Remember friends as you pass by

As you are now so once was I.

As I am now so you shall be.

Prepare for God and follow me.

The epitaph quoted above is probably the one most often used in the 18th century graveyards in Coventry, CT. We have many interesting stones in this town, which was founded in 1715.

Holy Grove Cemetery, South St., Coventry, CT 06238

link to the transcription I completed in 1999:

South Cemetery


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