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Where art and history meet.

Resting place of many members of Hartford's founding families and with many fine examples of early stone carving.


The Friends of Center Cemetery, Inc. of East Hartford, Connecticut is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization incorporated November 8, 1989 to promote and preserve this historic town cemetery which was authorized in 1709 as Hartford’s second burying ground.

Location and hours of operation

Mon-Fri 12am-12pm Sat-Sun 12am-12pm

Customer Testimonials

Understand Present, Mold Future

I don’t think we can allow any of the remaining symbols or examples of our history go to ruin. If we don’t have a history, how can we properly understand the present or as an informed citizenry help mold the future?

Donald Pitkin
East Hartford Town Council Member
The Hartford Courant, October 23, 2006

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