“The Cemeteries of Westerly”
By Larry Hunter
Wednesday, February 8th, 6:30-7:30 PM
Babcock-Smith Museum Carriage House
124 Granite St., Westerly, RI
The presentation will include a review of the many small historical cemeteries in Westerly and the continued efforts to maintain, document, preserve and protect them. The speaker will also include a review of the goals and objectives of the Rhode Island Advisory Commission on Historical Cemeteries and a review of the roles and responsibilities of the Commissioners.
The speaker is Westerly resident Larry Hunter. Larry is one of the Washington County Commissioners to the Rhode Island Advisory Commission on Historical Cemeteries (RIACHC). He is also a board member of Rediscovering History, Inc. and a Volunteer and Cemetery Steward for the Westerly Land Trust. Larry can often be found in town working at one of the 90 plus Westerly cemeteries. Larry was an integral part of the recent efforts to clean, restore, and improve access to Westerly Cemetery #001 which is owned and maintained by the Westerly Historical Society. Besides working at cemeteries, Larry loves to share his knowledge as well as listen to others share theirs.
Wednesday Programs are held at the Carriage House of the Babcock-Smith House Museum unless otherwise noted.
124 Granite Street, Westerly, RI
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Board meetings – are held on the first Wednesday of the month from September through May, at 6:30 pm in the Carriage House of the Babcock Smith House, 124 Granite St. and on Zoom.