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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Vermont]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Windham County, Vermont|Windham]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Halifax'''
  
[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Halifax,_Vermont Wikipedia] 
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[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Halifax,_Vermont Wikipedia]
  
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==== Cemeteries  ====
  
 
Several of the cemeteries in Halifax have more than one name.  For consistancey - each of the cemeteries will be listed under the name it has been given by the Vermont Old Cemetery Association (VOCA).  If a cemetery is known by any other name it be noted.  
 
Several of the cemeteries in Halifax have more than one name.  For consistancey - each of the cemeteries will be listed under the name it has been given by the Vermont Old Cemetery Association (VOCA).  If a cemetery is known by any other name it be noted.  
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Bascom Cemetery - south side of Collins Road on old trail  
 
Bascom Cemetery - south side of Collins Road on old trail  
  
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<br> Halifax Center Cemetery - on the north side of Jacksonville Stage Road
  
Halifax Center Cemetery - on the north side of Jacksonville Stage Road
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Hall Cemetery - off Tony Hanson Road on private drive  
 
Hall Cemetery - off Tony Hanson Road on private drive  
  
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Hatch Road Cemetery - Hatch School Road
 
  
Also known as - Hatch Cemetery<sup>2</sup><sup></sup>  
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Hatch Road Cemetery - Hatch School Road. Also known as Hatch Cemetery<ref name="map2">Cemetery name comes from Halifax Historical Society, ''Historical Homes and Sites of Halifax, Vermont (map)'' (Brattleboro, Vt.: Windham Regional Commission, 2002).</ref>  
  
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Prouty Cemetery - on Thomas Hill Road, north side, across the road from the Thomas Hill Cemetery  
 
Prouty Cemetery - on Thomas Hill Road, north side, across the road from the Thomas Hill Cemetery  
  
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Taylor-Stacy Cemetery - near the junction of Hatch School Road and Butterfield Road
 
  
Also known as - Stacy Cemetery<sup>1</sup> and Taylor Cemetery<sup>2</sup>
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Stafford Cemetery - not located on a main road but in the woods off of a "legal town trail." Access is best from Jacksonville Stage Road turning onto Josh Road, a small, one lane, rutted, dirt road.
  
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2330206&CScnty=2951&CSsr=141& Findagrave.com]
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Thomas Hill Cemetery - on Thomas Hill Road, south side, across the road from the&nbsp;Prouty Cemetery  
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Taylor-Stacy Cemetery - near the junction of Hatch School Road and Butterfield Road. Also known as Taylor Cemetery,<ref name="map2" /> and Stacy Cemetery.<ref name="book1" />
  
Also known as - Stanclift Cemetery<sup>2</sup>
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Thomas Hill Cemetery - on Thomas Hill Road, south side, across the road from the&nbsp;Prouty Cemetery. Also known as Stanclift Cemetery.<ref name="map2" />
  
Thomas Hill-Bell-Phelps Cemetery - on Thomas Hill Road, near the intersection of Thomas Hill Road &amp; Hale Road
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Also known as - Phelps-Bell Cemetery<sup>1</sup> and Thomas Cemetery<sup>2</sup><sup></sup>  
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Thomas Hill-Bell-Phelps Cemetery - on Thomas Hill Road, near the intersection of Thomas Hill Road and Hale Road. Also known as Thomas Cemetery,<ref name="map2" /> and Phelps-Bell Cemetery.<ref name="book1">Cemetery name comes from Ruby Brufee Austin, ''Halifax, VT Church, Town and Misc. Records'' (1989).</ref>  
  
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West Halifax Cemetery - at the north end of West Halifax Village, at the end of a short dirt road, behind some homes
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West Halifax Cemetery - at the north end of West Halifax Village, at the end of a short dirt road, behind some homes  
  
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<br> BEWARE: If using ''Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954'' found on Familly Search to determine the place of burial - this resource uses Bell to refer to both Bell Cemetery and Thomas Hill-Bell-Phelps Cemetery. Using the 1953 cemetery transcriptions done by Ruby Austin will help clarify the proper cemetery - although personal visits by those contrubuting to Find A Grave have provided further clarity if a personal visit was made to obtain a picture of the tombstone.  
  
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==== Societies  ====
  
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[http://www.halifaxvthistory.org/ Halifax Historical Society]
  
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<sup></sup><sup></sup><sup>1</sup>Cemetery name comes from the book, ''Halifax, VT Church, Town and Misc. Records''&nbsp;by Ruby&nbsp;Brufee Austin (1989)
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<sup>2</sup>Cemetery name comes from a Map;&nbsp;''Historical Homes and Sites of&nbsp;Halifax, Vermont'' produced by the Halifax Historical&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Society&nbsp;Society&nbsp;with the assistance&nbsp;of the Windham Regional Commission, Brattleboro,&nbsp;Vermont&nbsp;(2002)
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Quick History

Wikipedia

Resources

Cemeteries

Several of the cemeteries in Halifax have more than one name.  For consistancey - each of the cemeteries will be listed under the name it has been given by the Vermont Old Cemetery Association (VOCA).  If a cemetery is known by any other name it be noted.

Bascom Cemetery - south side of Collins Road on old trail


Halifax Center Cemetery - on the north side of Jacksonville Stage Road


Hall Cemetery - off Tony Hanson Road on private drive

Hatch Road Cemetery - Hatch School Road. Also known as Hatch Cemetery[1]

Prouty Cemetery - on Thomas Hill Road, north side, across the road from the Thomas Hill Cemetery

Stafford Cemetery - not located on a main road but in the woods off of a "legal town trail." Access is best from Jacksonville Stage Road turning onto Josh Road, a small, one lane, rutted, dirt road.

Taylor-Stacy Cemetery - near the junction of Hatch School Road and Butterfield Road. Also known as Taylor Cemetery,[1] and Stacy Cemetery.[2]

Thomas Hill Cemetery - on Thomas Hill Road, south side, across the road from the Prouty Cemetery. Also known as Stanclift Cemetery.[1]

Thomas Hill-Bell-Phelps Cemetery - on Thomas Hill Road, near the intersection of Thomas Hill Road and Hale Road. Also known as Thomas Cemetery,[1] and Phelps-Bell Cemetery.[2]

West Halifax Cemetery - at the north end of West Halifax Village, at the end of a short dirt road, behind some homes


BEWARE: If using Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954 found on Familly Search to determine the place of burial - this resource uses Bell to refer to both Bell Cemetery and Thomas Hill-Bell-Phelps Cemetery. Using the 1953 cemetery transcriptions done by Ruby Austin will help clarify the proper cemetery - although personal visits by those contrubuting to Find A Grave have provided further clarity if a personal visit was made to obtain a picture of the tombstone.

Societies

Halifax Historical Society

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Cemetery name comes from Halifax Historical Society, Historical Homes and Sites of Halifax, Vermont (map) (Brattleboro, Vt.: Windham Regional Commission, 2002).
  2. 2.0 2.1 Cemetery name comes from Ruby Brufee Austin, Halifax, VT Church, Town and Misc. Records (1989).

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