Duck River Cemetery

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Coordinates: 41°18′40″N 72°19′39″W / 41.3110°N 72.3276°W / 41.3110; -72.3276

The Duck River Cemetery, also known as the Old Lyme Cemetery is the communal burying ground of the town of Old Lyme, Connecticut. [1] The earliest surviving grave marker dates from 1676, Renold Marvin`s gravestone

.[2] A tidal stream known as the Duck River and a salt marsh bisect the burying ground.

Notable Burials[edit]

Notable people buried at the Duck River Cemetery include:


  1. ^ Slater, James A. The Colonial Burying Grounds of Eastern Connecticut and the Men Who Made Them. Memoirs of the Connecticut Academy of Arts & Sciences, vol. 21. Hamden, Connecticut: Archon Books, 1987.
  2. ^ Old Lyme Historical Society, [ Duck River Cemetery 1676 - 1735]