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More about the Carvers....

Dr. James Slater's book, The Colonial Burying Grounds of Eastern Connecticut and the Men Who Made Them. Memoirs of the Connecticut Academy of Arts & Sciences, contains a wealth of information about eastern Connecticut cemeteries, their town's history and information about the local carvers. Our exhibit could not begin to cover all the information provided in his book. Listed here are only a fraction of the brief histories on some of the carvers in the exhibit:

Amasa Loomis
Benjamin Collins
David Lamb I & II
David Miller
Elisha Cowles
George Allen & Gabriel Allen
Gershom Bartlett
Glastonbury Lady
James Hovey
John Hartshorne
Julius Collins
Lebbeus Kimball
Obadiah Wheeler
Ovoid Carver
Peter Barker
Silas Brainard
The Mannings
The Stanclift Carvers
The Stevens Shop
Thomas Johnson
Zerubbabel Collins