Grove Street Cemetery

whitney2 227 Grove St.
New Haven

203-787-1443
www.grovestreetcemetery.org


A National Historic Landmark, the cemetery was established in 1796, and is the first chartered burial ground in the country. Eminent people buried there include Noah Webster, Gen. David Humphreys, Roger Sherman, Charles Goodyear, Walter Camp and Bart Giamatti. A self-guided touring map is available from the cemetery office, daily 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Free one-hour walking tours sponsored by the Friends of the Grove Street Cemetery take place May-November, Saturday 11 a.m.; Sunday noon. Meet at the cemetery’s chapel building immediately inside the Egyptian Revival gates on Grove at High St.