Vermont State Hospital Cemetery
Waterbury, Washington County, VT
This file was contributed for use in the USGenWeb Archives by: Robert Morse (Rmorsevt@aol.com) and Randy Lilley (Rlilley@aol.com).
November 11, 2000
For lookups of cemeteries and death dates:
Copies of the book titled “WATERBURY CEMETERY INSCRIPTIONS WASHINGTON COUNTY VERMONT”
can be viewed at the
VOCA--VT Old Cemetery Association
GSV-- Genealogical Society. Of VT
VHS- Vt. Historical Society
Copies of the cemetery book may also be purchased from Robert Morse (Rmorse@aol.com ). Address: 550 Coburn Rd., Plainfield, Vt. 05667; phone (802)454-8526 or from Randy Lilley (Rlilley@aol.com). The 216 page book contains 10 cemeteries and the cost is $25 for the book, the price includes shipping.
This cemetery is accessed from the old dump road, so-called, which is on the South end of Waterbury Village. The road has a gate which may be closed & locked at certain times. The cemetery is found by going through an underpass, under I-89, and proceeding about 150 yds up a trail northeast of I-89. The cemetery is on a knoll on the southerly side of the trail and is marked only by a Granite Memorial Stone with a bronze plaque. It was visited on Sept 22, 2000 by Robert H. Morse. The cemetery is bounded by 4 low granite corner stones. The Memorial stone is at one end of the burial plot and has the following words:
“This beautiful knoll overlooking the grounds of the Vermont State Hospital is matched in splendor only by the twenty or so residents of the Hospital who were buried here between 1891 and 1912. May their spirits soar, you are remembered.”
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