Category Archives: Veteran

Sunday 9/16 at 10:00AM

This Sunday, starting at 10:00 AM, volunteers from the Cemetery Advisory Committee, Clark’s Cemetery restoration crew, and the Cemetery Restoration Partnership will be working in Clark’s to right what we believe is the Josiah Stevens, Jr. monument.  Josiah is a … Continue reading

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Veteran Roll Call

The Veterans buried in Clark’s have been hidden for many years.  Please take a few minutes to watch the Roll Call video.

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First Day Back

Working in the cemetery is both demanding and rewarding.  Fighting the Japanese Knotweed is tough.  We’re  making progress is this fight with this devil weed.  The images below, while taken from different angles, are of the same location.  My main … Continue reading

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Pvt. Richard J. Powers

Since Kathy started researching the Massachusetts Town and Vital Records online for Gloucester she has added sixty-three internments to Find A Grave. The majority have been for Clark’s Cemetery. She has found new relatives of mine. Also that Pvt. Richard … Continue reading

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Sad News

I found out that there will be no wreaths placed in Clark’s Cemetery from the Wreaths Across America program. Wreaths Across America Facebook Page   Wreaths Across America Website

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Falling Limbs

Today we visited Clark’s Cemetery to see what we needed to do tomorrow.  We were very happy with the work Councilor Jamie O’Hara and his crew did! We found two limbs that had fallen very near headstones.   Close call for … Continue reading

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This Article Says It All

We are trying for the same result in Clark’s Cemetery, only with no money.  5 million dollars would be nice.  Our cemetery is probably in worse condition than Poplar Grove was.  It is going to take a lot of work … Continue reading

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Family & Veteran Markers

Back in the cemetery today.  As expected the Knotweed was returning after the recent rain.  I’ve decided to change my plan of attack.  Family first followed by veterans, then the remaining areas.  After clearing around all veteran makers I took … Continue reading

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