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It is true that the notices of many men, for want of material, are exceedingly meager and inadequate, while others of no little usefulness and influence have been passed over in silence. But a great part of the history of any town or nation, is its unrecorded part; only its leading facts are written; indeed, many a good mans unvaried life, affords less points on which a biographer can touch, than that of another of far less merit, but which has been full of events. And now, so far from having any written history, many a man of unpretending worth sleeps within the bosom of Salisbury, without even a monument to mark his resting place. 

- John M. Weeks from "History of Salisbury", 1860. >> more

 

Cemetery Restoration and Preservation

 

Many Vermont cemeteries are in desperate need of restoration and gravestone repairs.  An important piece of Vermonts history is at risk unless initiatives are undertaken to preserve these historic gravestones. 

In Vermont , cemeteries are primarily the responsibility of local communities and private landowners.  Many communities do not have the resources for maintenance, restoration and preservation of cemeteries.

In order to preserve the historic cemeteries that dot Vermont s villages and rural landscapes, communities will need to encourage support from its citizens and family descendants. Read More....

 

 

 

 

Salisbury, Vermont Cemeteries

Salisbury, Vermont has three cemeteries: the Village Cemetery, the Holman Cemetery and the West Salisbury Cemetery. The Village Cemetery is located in the Village at the south end of Prospect Street. The entrance to Prospect Street is located next to the Town Hall/Public Library building in the center of the Village. 

The Holman Cemetery is located approximately one mile northwest of the Village on the west side of Route 7 at its intersection with Holman Road.  

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