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Cemetery / Rural Cemetery
149 Dartmouth Street
New Bedford, MA 02740
(508) 991-6191

This cemetery was opened in 1837 and comprises approximately one hundred acres of buriel grounds. Many noteables are interred within, such as:

Charles S. Ashley, former long-time Mayor of the city; Albert Pinkham Ryder, a world prominent artist; Albert Bierstadt, another famous artist; Edward Zettick, a tailor, of whom there is a lifelike monument erected in this cemetery; the founder of Cherry & Webb (now known as Cherry Webb & Touraine) , W. Garrett Cherry.




In this cemetery, we also have a section where Civil War Veterans are interred. Also, two World War #2 Veterans' Plots and one for the deceased veterans of the Korean Conflict/Viet Nam Conflict.

There are still several areas yet to develop this cemetery.

1105 Shawmut Avenue - New Bedford, MA 02746 - Tel: 508-979-1550 - Fax: 508-961-3054
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