Barre’s ‘Hope Cemetery’ - A Tourist Attraction?
Some Of The World’s Most Beautiful Monuments
By Dell Hill
not often you hear that a cemetery is a tourist attraction. Except for
the obvious - Arlington National and many of the Civil War cemeteries -
most folks don’t ever give a thought to taking the kids for a day of
“fun” in a cemetery.
Just One Of Thousands...
perhaps you’ve read a reference or two to my hometown of Barre,
Vermont. The city is most-famous for the incredible Barre Granite
monuments created by some of the world’s finest sculptors. Many of
those creations can be seen at Hope Cemetery, which has actually become a
Rather that trying to write out a description; let’s watch this video, presented by NECN.
of my immediate family members - including my Mom - are buried in this
beautiful cemetery. It has been suggested there’s even a spot for me