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Swan Point Cemetery

585 Blackstone Blvd, Providence, RI 02906-5034
+1 401-272-1314
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Lovely old cemetary

If in the area worth a drive or walk through this beautiful old cemetery, dates bake to mid 1800's... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2017
momhay1957
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Atlanta, Georgia
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The most beautiful cemetery in RI

Swan Point is one of the most beautiful cemeteries I have ever seen. It is so beautiful that the... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2017
hll333
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Providence, Rhode Island
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585 Blackstone Blvd, Providence, RI 02906-5034
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Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

If in the area worth a drive or walk through this beautiful old cemetery, dates bake to mid 1800's, one of the nations first garden cemetery's. plan to spend a few hours here... the grounds are quite extensive.

Thank momhay1957
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Swan Point is one of the most beautiful cemeteries I have ever seen. It is so beautiful that the local residents often use the facilities for their morning running and/or walking. It is a truly comforting place for those who have lost loved ones.

Thank hll333
Reviewed 11 October 2017

I've gone here several times with friends to have lunch and walk around to view the historic stones. Also a nice, peaceful place to read or just think......

Thank JANE D
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Swan Point is close to my house and is designed in a lovely fashion. I sometimes peddle through there on my bike, peacefully enjoying the plantings. They have their own nursery the supplies their own flowers and shrubs. It feels strange commenting on a cemetery...More

Thank DoctorJC_1
Reviewed 28 August 2017

We came to Providence for the NecronomiCon Lovecraft convention/conference and of course visited HP Lovecraft's grave. This is a beautiful, garden-type cemetery. The grounds are very well-kept and peaceful.

Thank Rose_S778
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Beautiful cemetery with some interesting stones. Very large but easy to navigate. The most well known grave is HP Lovecraft and google maps will direct you right to it.

Thank brittany z z
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

The cemetery is beautiful, and home to the graves of many interesting people, such as General Ambrose Burnside and H.P. Lovecraft.

Thank Sometimes W
Reviewed 15 June 2017

This very large and old cemetery is well kept and well managed. Our family has had a plot here for many generations. The grounds are impeccable and the setting is respectful and pristine. Many historical markers and a good directory search available at the entrance.

1  Thank bp123
Reviewed 25 May 2017

This is a beautiful and historical cemetery that offers beautiful waterfront views as well, there are many nooks and crannies to discover, amazing sculptured stones and lovely walkways. I highly recommend a visit if you are in the area. It's beautiful year round.

1  Thank Pamela P
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Great place to stroll. Swan Point is perfection in the quality of the care that is maintained. Perhaps strange to say about a cemetery especially one this size but a must for those not only who want to find what famous people are buried here...More

1  Thank Karolye
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