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St. Vincent Cemetery

Spring Clean

Irish Hunger Memorial Gravestone


Date:  April 28, 2018

Time:  9:00 pm –1:00 pm

Place:  St. Vincent Cemetery

 In Clifton Park
2401 N. Rose St, Baltimore, 21213

Please consider volunteering with the Friends of St. Vincent Cemetery on Saturday, April 28, 2018.

9:00 am – Rake and spread grass seed on a small newly cleared area of the cemetery. 

11:30 am – Celebrate the installation of the Irish Hunger Memorial Gravestone.  

Bill Fahey of the Committee for Commemoration of Irish Famine Victims donated the Irish Hunger Memorial Gravestone to St. Vincent CemeteryThe Irish Hunger Memorial Gravestone is to honor all immigrant victims of the Irish famine who are buried in unmarked graves

The commemorative gravestone is currently held in safekeeping at the Irish Railroad Workers Museum.  The Museum officials will assist in moving the Irish Hunger Memorial gravestone to St. Vincent Cemetery for installation on April 28th at 11:30 am.

Contact Stephanie Town for more information on volunteering.

St. Vincent Cemetery consists of five acres, and it is located within the confines of the Clifton Park Golf Course in Baltimore, Maryland. To the casual observer, it just looks like open space park land, but closer observation reveals four clusters of tomb stones.


How did it get this way? There was a long history of vandalism to the point the city of Baltimore recommended bulldozing the tombstones, many under layers of soil.  It remained that way for over 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. 


Tab through our website to reveal the most updated list of burial records, articles about the cemetery destruction, maps, historical documents and personal stories.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.


Donations to Friends of St. Vincent Cemetery may be sent to:
     Mr. Albert J. Hannan, CPA, JD
     Treasurer, Friends of St. Vincent Cemetery
     511 Copeland Road
     Fallston, MD  21047

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