Place:Center Street Cemetery, Wallingford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States

NameCenter Street Cemetery
Coordinates41.4558°N 72.8228°W
Located inWallingford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Also located inNew Haven, Connecticut, United States    

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The Center Street Cemetery on Center Street in Wallingford, Connecticut is a cemetery dating from 1670. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1997.

Lyman Hall, a native of Connecticut who moved to Georgia and was a signer of the Declaration of Independence in 1776, is memorialized here, as is Moses Yale Beach, newspaper publisher and founder of the Associated Press.

The tomb, set on the north end of the 300-year-old Center Street Cemetery, lies near the graves of such other notaries as Thomas Yale, brother of the founder of Yale University; John Brockett who designed much of New Haven, and Joseph Benham, whose daughter and granddaughter were the last people in New England to be tried for witchcraft.

In addition to such notables are stones marking the graves of the town's first settlers and those of soldiers who fought in the American Revolutionary War, the War of 1812, the American Civil War and every other major conflict up to the present.

Center Street Cemetery was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1997.


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