Flat Swamp Cemetery No. 2

Newtown, Connecticut

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Flat Swamp sign

Flat Swamp Cemetery No. 2 ( I have yet to locate Flat Swamp Cemetery No. 1) is located on Cemetery Road in Newtown (near the neighborhood of Dodgingtown) Connecticut. It was established in 1805 and was in use until 1852. It is a very small burial ground, and all but a few of the stones are illegible.

Photos were taken 13 April 2015.

Flat Swamp Cemetery

A view of Flat Swamp Cemetery No. 2.

Justus Platt

One of the few legible stones:

"In Memory of


who departed this life

Jan. 17th 1811

Aged 50 years

11 months e 10 days."

Polly Platt

One other legible marker:

"In memory of


wife of


who died

Apr. 12, 1852."

All photos copyright by the author, 2015. Not to be used or reproduced without permission.

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