Rhode Island. Advisory Commission on Historical Cemeteries (1991-)
- Existence: 1991-
The Rhode Island Advisory Commission on Historical Cemeteries is a permanent advisory commission to study the location, condition, and inventory of historic cemeteries in Rhode Island and to make recommendations to the General Assembly relative to historic cemeteries in Rhode Island. Established in 1991 by Rhode Island General Law (P.L. 1991, ch. 386, § 1). The Commission aims to formulate and develop plans and programs to restore, rehabilitate, and maintain historical cemeteries and locate sources of funds such as grants and individual or corporate sponsors. Rhode Island contains at least 2833 historic cemeteries, from small family burial grounds to landscaped garden cemeteries.
Found in 1 Collection or Record:
Series — Box: 1. Advisory Commission on Historical Cemeteries records, 1987-2008
Abstract The Rhode Island Advisory Commission on Historical Cemeteries records consist primarily of meeting minutes, meeting notices and correspondence.