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Address: East Ave, Norwalk, CT

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Historical Cemetery - Well Preserved - lots of history

Norwalk is full of history and this is one of the spots to visit and learn from. Right in the center of East Norwalk next to the clock, train station, Sweet Ashley's for ice... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2017
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Norwalk, Connecticut
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was raised in Norwalk, but on a recent trip back, I happened to wander into this cemetery. There were many familiar names, of Norwalk Families that have been there since before the Revolutionary war, some of whose descendants I have gone to school with, or for whom streets are named in Norwalk.

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Norwalk, Connecticut
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

Norwalk is full of history and this is one of the spots to visit and learn from. Right in the center of East Norwalk next to the clock, train station, Sweet Ashley's for ice cream. There used to be a map to help locate famous people of note to the city. Near the East Norwalk Library.

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Norwalk, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Cute little cemetery serves as a vestige of the earlier East Norwalk settlement. Home to the final resting place of "Yankee Doodle". Gate sometimes contains informational brochures, but not always. Pretty spot.

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Reviewed 14 April 2015 via mobile

So fantastic that this place exists. It is NOT a tourist attraction so you must be self-motivated, perhaps by an interest in History or folk art.

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MORENO VALLEY
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Reviewed 8 July 2014

Lots of history here, and geese. I was here early one morning and spent about a half hour roaming around the markers. At one edge of the cemetery I encountered this family of Canada Geese. Norwalk is an interesting city. See photos.

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New York City
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Reviewed 4 September 2013

I took my boys and it was very cool to see these very old tomb stones. I tried to look up information about some of the people buried there and came up with nothing. There was one grave marker that had 3 kids all under the age of 10 who died.

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