Block Island is the host to nine cemeteries: 

  • Rainbows over cemeteryAllen Cemetery
  • Dickens Cemetery
  • Indian Cemetery
  • Island Cemetery
  • John R. Dodge Cemetery
  • Palatine Graves
  • Pocock Cemetery
  • Sand's Cemetery
  • Sheffield Cemetery

The Island Cemetery is still an active burial ground, municipally owned, operated and maintained. The other cemeteries are historic family cemeteries, yet still open to the public.

Purchase a Lot

Cemetery lots may be purchased by contacting the Town Clerk's Office at 401-466-3200 or contacting the Cemetery Sexton Michael Shea at 401-466-3203 or emailing the Cemetery.

Cemetery Maps