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The recent Concord Bridge article “Forgotten no longer: Concord prisoners get back their names in cemetery.” discussed the “Naming the Unnamed” project. Check out the article here!

Forgotten no longer: Concord prisoners get back their names in cemetery

May 25, 2023 – Share from “The Concord Bridge”

Between the prison fields and the Bruce Freeman Rail Trail, 217 men lie in graves marked with a series of letters and numbers carved onto small stones. A large white cross sited above the small cemetery can be spotted from Route 2.

The men buried here in the Concord Reformatory Cemetery were prisoners. No one claimed their bodies after they died in the Charlestown Prison, the Concord prison or reformatory — the name changed over the years — or the Rutland Prison Camp between 1878 and 1996.