Some of the most beautiful pictures of the  cemetery can be taken in the fall, on foggy mornings when the leaves have started to fall and coat the ground. On these sometimes dreary mornings, the cemetery seems to almost glow in a way that it doesn't do at any other time. It's a fleeting moment, but worth seeing.


The image above is of the gravestone of Elizabeth Cotton, who died Oct. 31, 1710, as the result of a fall from her horse.


The graves to the right are (top) on the "old West" side of the  cemetery, dating from the early 1700's, and (bottom) are graves in the "canyon" across from the receiving tomb near Norton St.

 The above photo was taken in late summer in 1999 on the east side near the Civil  War Memorial. The pictures at right are of the  old west side, and of 'up top', near Thomas Watson's grave site.

This image of the Civil War Memorial on the east side is from an old postcard. Note that there are cannon balls around the monument, and that the cannons are on wooden stands, and they are capped with some kind of round plug. The cannons are now on cement bases, and the balls have vanished, perhaps rolled into the sandpit of Colasanti Rd. in the late 1940's.

 There is a tree on the left side of the monument that looks like it is growing in front of the monument, but I believe that this is a mistake done by the person who colorized the photo, and that this is an oak tree beyond the monument. The placement of the tree in the picture is where the stone for Robert Treat Paine is currently located.




This is the only statue in our cemetery. She is on one of the many Torrey lots.