Rhode Island Historic Cemetery Day - April 11, 2020

1. Attleboro, MA – Clean-up to be rescheduled. More information to follow ... Contact- Ben Cote- tenmilefriends@gmail.com

2. Barrington- Will continue their perpetual care program and have scheduled clean-ups during the month of April. Contact- Steve Kirey- loftynotes@aol.com

3. Burrillville – Clean-up date is Saturday April 11. Will be cleaning #26 Riverside Cemetery. The Burrillville Historical Cemetery Committee will host an informational booth with maps and information on all of the town’s historical cemeteries. More information to follow… Contact- Betty Mencucci- bmencucci@verizon.net Ron Lapierre- rplapierre@aol.com

4. Central Falls- Will continue their perpetual care program for CF001 Moshassuck Cemetery. Contact- moshassuckcemetery@hotmail.com

5. Charlestown – Will participate. Putting their plan together. Contact- Alexandra and John LaForce- woodpuffin@cox.net

6. Coventry/West Warwick- Will participate. Putting plan together. Contact- coventrycemeteries@gmail.com

7. Cranston – Will participate. Putting their plan together. Contact- Greg Mieka- ribatterya@verizon.com

8. Cumberland – BRWC/FOB will be working on Elder Ballou Cemetery, as well as the site of the meeting house, and one other cemetery. More information to follow. Contact- Keith Hainley- dkhainley@gmail.com

9. East Providence – Putting a plan together for EP003 Newman Cemetery. Contact- friendsofnewmancemetery@gmail.com

10. Exeter – Exeter Historic Cemetery Committee will be cleaning #3 and #74 on April 11 at 2pm. Bring rakes and grass clippers. Contact -Dory Wagner dorwagg@aol.com

11. Foster - Will participate. Putting their plan together. Contact- Foster Preservation Society- fosterfps@msn.com

12. Glocester – Will be cleaning GL051 Medberry Lot on Thursday April 9th 10am – 1pm. Contact- Bill Brown- billbrown8686@gmail.com

13. Hopkinton – HHA is planning a series of clean-ups on April 4th, April 11th (Awareness day), and April 18th. 9am-3pm. More information to follow. Contact- Jim Chabot - jchabot4@gmail.com or hopkintonhistorical@gmail.com

14. Jamestown - Will participate. Putting their plan together. Contact- Rosemary Enright- rxenright@gmail.com

15. Johnston – Johnston Historical Society is tentatively planning its clean-up for Saturday April 18th at JN021 the well-known Governor King Burial Ground. This cemetery is located on Hartford Ave, close to the Johnston/Providence line. Volunteers are welcome and appreciated. Contact- Steve Merolla- SMerolla1@cox.net

16. Lincoln – Bill Gagne and Kristen Gilbert are in the process of repairing the wall at Lincoln #79. A private contractor has volunteered to help them with the project. Reported by Ken Postle 3/1/2020

17. Little Compton – Will participate. Putting plan together. Contact – Marjory O’Toole- lchistory@littlecompton.org

18. New Shoreham – Will participate. Will be doing our annual spring clean-up of our 9 cemeteries in the days prior and after April 11th Contact- Michael Shea- cemeteries@newshoreham.com

19. Newport – Planning activities. More information to follow - Contact - MaryJo Valdes – thinwatersailor@verizon.net

20. North Kingstown – Will participate. Putting their plan together. Contact- Tim Cranston- gcranston@northkingstown.org

21. North Providence – Will participate. More information to follow. Contact- Joe Giammarco- ltutal@aol.com

22. North Smithfield - Will be cleaning at Hotchkiss (NS31, NS36, & NS37) on Smithfield Rd and Gideon Sayles (NS24) on Sayles Hill Rd. Saturday April 18th from 10am – 12 noon- Rich Keene - rfkeene6@gmail.com or Denis Chamberland – denis.p.chamberland@gmail.com

23. Providence – North Burial Ground crew will participate by doing cleanup work on Friday April 10. More details to follow. Contact – Ashlynn Rickord – arickord@providenceri.gov

24. Richmond – Richmond Historic Cemetery Committee will be cleaning their cemetery at the junction of Rt 95 and Rt 138. Park in the Park & Ride. April 11 at 10am. Bring brush clippers, rakes, and grass trimmers. Contact – Dory Wagner dorwagg@aol.com

25. Scituate – Will be having a clean-up at SC015 Russell Smith Lot on Saturday April 18th 9am – 12 noon. Meet at the municipal parking lot. Plenty of parking off Silk Lane. More info to follow… Contact - Skye Pechie – tmbgambassador@gmail.com or Fred Faria – ftfaria001@gmail.com

26. Smithfield- Will participate. Putting a plan together. Contact- Skip Tuetken – friendsofsmithfieldcemeteries@gmail.com

27. South Kingstown – Will be cleaning SK52 Clarke Sweet Lot and SK109 Joshua Curtis Lot on April 11th. Contact Russell Dinoto - russell.dinoto@hotmail.com

28. Tiverton – Contact- Jim Spears- jim.spears.@cox.net

29. Warren – Will do a clean-upon Wednesday April 22, Earth Day. For details contact- Judith Fardig- jafl939@aol.com

30. Warwick – Volunteers will be working at WK034 Brayton Cemetery. Date to be announced. Contact- Peggy Malcolm- pmalcolm@cox.net

31. Westerly – Will be cleaning WY019 Isaac Vars Cemetery before April 11th. Will also be cleaning other cemeteries. Contact- Joe Jordan- jm_jordan@cox.net

32. West Warwick/Coventry - Will participate. Putting plan together. Contact- coventrycemeteries@gmail.com

33. Woonsocket – Will have a clean-up at WO002 Capron Cemetery on April 25th 9am-12 noon. Contact – Christine MacWilliams- cmacwilliams58@yahoo.com - Greg Duhamel will do a clean-up on Sat April 11 at WO009 Bernon Cemetery - 9am – 12 noon – Contact - grizroots401@gmail.com