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Nestled in the golf course in the middle of Clifton Park in Baltimore, is a small five acre cemetery. To the casual observer, it just looks like open space park land, but closer observation reveals four clusters of tombstones.   


How did it get this way? There was a long history of desecrations to the point the city of Baltimore recommended bulldozing the tombstones, many under layers of soil.  It remained that way for almost 30 years until a small group of descendants found each other and formed the Friends of St. Vincent Cemetery (FOSVC). 


The mission of the FOSVC is to develop St. Vincent Cemetery into a memorial park that will complement Clifton Park with a monument dedicated to all those buried in the cemetery. 


Research is being conducted on those buried there and cataloging has begun of the tombstones which remain.  This website is dedicated to the memory of those buried in St. Vincent Cemetery.  Tab through our website to reveal the most updated list of names of internments, articles about the desecrations,  maps, historical documents and personal stories.

You can also find information on how to get involved in restoring order and dignity to the cemetery as well as how to donate to the continuing rescue work.


Friends of St. Vincent Cemetery
Upcoming Events

Friends of St. Vincent Cemetery Meeting

All interested folks are invited to attend.

Date:    August 22, 2015
Time:   1:00am until 3:00pm
Place:  Hilltop House in Clifton Park


Ancient Order of Hibernians-Towson

and Friendly Sons of St. Patrick

sponsoring Irish Day at the Races

Date:    Saturday, August 29th

Time:   12:00 noon

Place:  Timonium Fairgrounds

See flyer below for details.


St. Vincent Cemetery Fall 2015 Clean Up

FoSVC participating with Civic Works

for Ricky Myers Day of Service

Date:       Saturday, October 3, 2015

Time:       9:00am until 1:00pm

Place:      St. Vincent Cemetery in Clifton Park

Address:  2401 N. Rose Street, Baltimore 21213


Contact us if you can participate in these events.
Stephanie Town at



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