Bay Path Cemetery

Bay Path Cemetery is also called the Almshouse Burial Ground. It is the potters field of Springfield. It is on Blunt Park Road close to Roosevelt Avenue or in other words close to the entrance of the park. The burial ground is in the park itself. It started about 1874 and ended all burials in 1930. Death certificate will read death at the City Home Hospital and burial at the Almshouse. Hospital was at 1400 State Street. There are numbered stones in this cemetery but no gravestone inscriptions. There are about 800 burials here.

Warren Chandler

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