Burial Grounds of Amherst throughout its History

Burial Grounds of Amherst throughout its History

Amherst was incorporated as a town in 1759. It was settled in 1727. It was a precinct in 1734.

Protestants

Old Hadley Cemetery (Hadley)

North Cemetery

West Cemetery

South Amherst Cemetery

Wildwood Cemetery

Catholics

Saint Mary’s Cemetery of Northampton (prior location is from 1840s on King Street)

Saint Brigid’s Cemetery of Hadley

Jewish

Congregation B’nai Israel Cemetery (Northampton)

Hebrew Society Cemetery (Northampton)

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Horatio Colony Nature Preserve

Cemeteries

Ash Swamp Burying Ground -West Street near Base Hill Road 1761 to 1824

Greenlawn Cemetery – Greenlawn Street near Page Street 1841 to today

Hurricane Road Cemetery 1761

Monadnock View Cemetery – Park Avenue – about 1940

North Cemetery – Court Street

Saint Joseph Cemetery – 600 Main Street

Washington Cemetery – Washington Street near Beaver 1765

West Cemetery – Bradford Road

Woodlawn Cemetery – Beaver St

Saint Matthew’s Roman Catholic Church

Saint Matthew’s Roman Catholic Church was founded in 1863. It is found at 50 Pinevale St Springfield. Until the late 1870s it was a mission church of the Saint Patrick Church of Chicopee.

Church

Rectory

The rectory is from 1878 and it is a colonial revival house.

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James F Fitzgerald1879

School

Started at Pinevale Street and moved to Berkshire and Myrtle Streets.

Convent

Started at Pinevale Street and moved to Berkshire and Myrtle Streets.