Hope Cemetery | Barre/Montpelier | Attraction | Community & Public Places

Hope Cemetery Image

Note: This description may be out of date due to the pandemic. Please contact the business to confirm details.
Seven Days says...

Barre proudly calls itself “the Granite Capital of the World” — a slight exaggeration, perhaps, but not much. The city’s quarries produced the world-famous “Barre Gray” granite steps on the east side the U.S. Capitol. But gravestones are Barre’s niche. The personalized memorials the workers made for each other — and many other people — are all over the city’s most remarkable cemetery. Look for the life-sized armchair, big soccer ball, race car and airplane, all with accompanying sad stories.

Tags