Barkhamsted Lighthouse Village Cemetery Historical

Barkhamsted Lighthouse Village Cemetery Historical (HM1XJP)

Location: Barkhamsted, CT 06065 Litchfield County
Country: United States of America

N 41° 56.559', W 73° 0.396'

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A Connecticut State Archaeological Preserve

You are now looking into the Lighthouse Village cemetery. The unmarked, upright field stones
designate the final resting places of many who lived in the community, including the founding couple,
James Chaugham, a Native American, and Molly Barber, a women of English descent.
They were a long-lived group: James lived into his nineties and Molly's death notice in the family records of the Barkhamsted First Congregational Church notes the passing of "Mrs Choggum" on February 6, 1818, at the age of 104.
There are approximately fifty graves here, including some of James' and Molly's children and grandchildren.
Once surrounded by a stockade fence, the cemetery remains undisturbed.
"These are the graves of the Indians who lived here for over a century. Do not disturb the graves. No implements are buried here"
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HM NumberHM1XJP
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Placed ByBarkhamsted Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, March 27th, 2017 at 9:03pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 665240 N 4645330
Decimal Degrees41.94265000, -73.00660000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 56.559', W 73° 0.396'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 56' 33.54" N, 73° 0' 23.76" W
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Area Code(s)860
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 63-423 E River Rd, Barkhamsted CT 06065, US
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