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Thursday, July 30, 2015

Preservation Update: Mead Burying Ground at North Greenwich

The Association announces that Mr. Bobby Keeler is no longer maintaining or providing care for the three family farm plots in Greenwich, Connecticut. 

As a result of an on-site inspection dated July 4, 2015 of the family plot located on the Solomon Mead Farm at the corner of Cliffdale and Riversville Road in North Greenwich lawn and brush clearing was initiated on July 8.

At the request of the Association professional photographer Christopher Semmes  recorded the conditions. 

The following are "before-work" images of the poor condition of the cemetery was taken during the July 4 on-site inspection. Association President Jeffrey Bingham Mead was present:

On July 6, 2015 and after these images were captured the cutting and removal of high grass and vines was initiated. These images illustrate initial results:

The bayberry bushes that surround the perimeter of the cemetery have also been trimmed and invasive vines removed.

"The Association looks forward to bringing this site back to a high standard, one that was established many years ago," reported Association Jeffrey Bingham Mead. 

1 comment:

  1. i would be interested in seeing the graveyard. is that possible ?
    David CHr. Wold 203-274 1433