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The Roslindale Historical Society


Keeping Roslindale’s Memories
Topic #8:  From Burying Grounds to Rural Cemeteries

Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2024 11:00 am – 12:00 noon

at Roslindale Community Ctr., 6 Cummins Hwy

How burials changed from the old Walter Street burying ground style to the rural or garden cemeteries

of the 19th century and lawn cemeteries of the 20th century.

Participants are encouraged to bring photographs and favorite recollections to share at the meeting

and with the Roslindale Historical society website.

Walter St Headstone.jpg

l: marker at Walter Street Burial Ground; r: Mount Hope Cemetery, City of Boston 1857

“Keeping Roslindale’s Memoirs” is a series of discussions facilitated by the Roslindale Historical Society

on local history at the renovated Roslindale Community Center.   
        Next Programs:
March 20, 2024:  TBD
         For further information, contact George Wardle

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